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La Chapelle de La Mission Haut-Brion

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2021 La Chapelle de La Mission Haut-Brion  (Pessac-Léognan) 91
The fruits are bright, fresh, crisp and savory, with a leafy, tobacco wrapper, forest leaf, and spearmint accent on the nose, as well as in the chalky, spicy, tobacco-infused, red berry oriented finish. Enjoy it while waiting for the Grand Vin to develop. The wine blends 51% Merlot, 45% Cabernet Sauvignon and 4% Cabernet Franc, 13.4% ABV. Drink from 2024-2034. 90-92

The fruits are bright, fresh, crisp and savory, with a leafy, tobacco wrapper, forest leaf, and spearmint accent on the nose, as well as in the chalky, spicy, tobacco-infused, red berry oriented finish. Enjoy it while waiting for the Grand Vin to develop. The wine blends 51% Merlot, 45% Cabernet Sauvignon and 4% Cabernet Franc, 13.4% ABV. Drink from 2024-2034. 90-92

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2020 La Chapelle de La Mission Haut-Brion  (Pessac-Léognan) 93
Tobacco leaf and currants, savory herbs, cedar, and red plums open the perfume. On the palate the wine is loaded with sweet, red fruits, soft, polished tannins, freshness and a tobacco infused, refined, spicy currant character. Give this at least 5 years before popping a cork. Enjoy it while waiting for the Grand Vin to develop. 92-94 Pts

Tobacco leaf and currants, savory herbs, cedar, and red plums open the perfume. On the palate the wine is loaded with sweet, red fruits, soft, polished tannins, freshness and a tobacco infused, refined, spicy currant character. Give this at least 5 years before popping a cork. Enjoy it while waiting for the Grand Vin to develop. 92-94 Pts

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2019 La Chapelle de La Mission Haut-Brion  (Pessac-Léognan) 93
Smoky red fruits, spice, licorice, cocoa and black plums come through easily on the nose. The wine is medium-bodied, fresh, savory and vibrant, with a focus on its earthy, tobacco-tinged, savory red fruit filled mid-palate and finish. Drink from 2023-2034.

Smoky red fruits, spice, licorice, cocoa and black plums come through easily on the nose. The wine is medium-bodied, fresh, savory and vibrant, with a focus on its earthy, tobacco-tinged, savory red fruit filled mid-palate and finish. Drink from 2023-2034.

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Smoked black cherries, plums, licorice, herbs and earth create the nose. On the palate, the wine is supple, soft, filled with fruit and vivacity. There is length and freshness in the finish. There is a lot of LMHB character here. The wine blends 50% Merlot, 46% Cabernet Sauvignon and 4% Cabernet Franc reaching 14.4% alcohol.

Smoked black cherries, plums, licorice, herbs and earth create the nose. On the palate, the wine is supple, soft, filled with fruit and vivacity. There is length and freshness in the finish. There is a lot of LMHB character here. The wine blends 50% Merlot, 46% Cabernet Sauvignon and 4% Cabernet Franc reaching 14.4% alcohol.

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2018 La Chapelle de La Mission Haut-Brion  (Pessac-Léognan) 94
Full-bodied, rich, deep and concentrated with ripe, smoky blackberries and dark red pit fruit. The smoke, tobacco, dark cocoa, espresso and forest leaf complexities add to the experience. The long, smoky, fruit filled finish truly resonates. One of the best vintages for La Chapelle de La Mission Haut Brion. It is difficult to believe that this is a second wine! The blend is 42% Cabernet Sauvignon, 36.5% Merlot and 21.5% Cabernet Franc.

Full-bodied, rich, deep and concentrated with ripe, smoky blackberries and dark red pit fruit. The smoke, tobacco, dark cocoa, espresso and forest leaf complexities add to the experience. The long, smoky, fruit filled finish truly resonates. One of the best vintages for La Chapelle de La Mission Haut Brion. It is difficult to believe that this is a second wine! The blend is 42% Cabernet Sauvignon, 36.5% Merlot and 21.5% Cabernet Franc.

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The smoke, barbecue, flowers, black cherry and tobacco on the nose is just great. On the palate, the wine is rich, fresh, and loaded with tobacco leaf and sweet, dark red fruits and spice. One of the best vintages for La Chapelle de La Mission Haut Brion. It is difficult to believe that this is a second wine! The blend is 42% Cabernet Sauvignon, 36.5% Merlot and 21.5% Cabernet Franc. 92-94 Pts

The smoke, barbecue, flowers, black cherry and tobacco on the nose is just great. On the palate, the wine is rich, fresh, and loaded with tobacco leaf and sweet, dark red fruits and spice. One of the best vintages for La Chapelle de La Mission Haut Brion. It is difficult to believe that this is a second wine! The blend is 42% Cabernet Sauvignon, 36.5% Merlot and 21.5% Cabernet Franc. 92-94 Pts

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2017 La Chapelle de La Mission Haut-Brion  (Pessac-Léognan) 92
This is a medium/full-bodied production with smoky truffle, black cherry and leafy notes on the perfume. On the palate, the wine exhibits an invigorating spice, sweet fruits, ready tannins and a crispness to the cassis and dark chocolate finish.

This is a medium/full-bodied production with smoky truffle, black cherry and leafy notes on the perfume. On the palate, the wine exhibits an invigorating spice, sweet fruits, ready tannins and a crispness to the cassis and dark chocolate finish.

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2016 La Chapelle de La Mission Haut-Brion  (Pessac-Léognan) 94
The fruit shows it smoke and earthy essence with ease. Medium/full-bodied with length and freshness, the ripe, dark red fruits and tobacco leaf are the defining character here. This is only in the beginning stage of its life. Give it at least 5 years before popping a cork.

The fruit shows it smoke and earthy essence with ease. Medium/full-bodied with length and freshness, the ripe, dark red fruits and tobacco leaf are the defining character here. This is only in the beginning stage of its life. Give it at least 5 years before popping a cork.

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Medium/full bodied, with spicy, sweet, fresh cassis, the wine offers clean, spicy, open fruits, polished tannins, length, fruit and spice in the finish. Made from a blend of 42% Cabernet Sauvignon, 36.5% Merlot and 21.5% Cabernet Franc, the wine reached 13.8% alcohol.

Medium/full bodied, with spicy, sweet, fresh cassis, the wine offers clean, spicy, open fruits, polished tannins, length, fruit and spice in the finish. Made from a blend of 42% Cabernet Sauvignon, 36.5% Merlot and 21.5% Cabernet Franc, the wine reached 13.8% alcohol.

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2015 La Chapelle de La Mission Haut-Brion  (Pessac-Léognan) 93
Smoke, blackberry and cassis wet earth and tobacco notes can already be discerned. Full bodied, lushly textured, polished fruits, with length and freshness are the defining character here. The softness to the fruits brings a lot of charm and polish to the finish.

Smoke, blackberry and cassis wet earth and tobacco notes can already be discerned. Full bodied, lushly textured, polished fruits, with length and freshness are the defining character here. The softness to the fruits brings a lot of charm and polish to the finish.

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Silken, polished, ripe, round and packing layers of sweet, lushly textured fruits, smoke and tobacco, this medium/full-bodied wine ends with a long, fresh, ready, fruit-filled, finish. Made from a blend of 45% Cabernet Sauvignon, 30% Merlot and 25% Cabernet Franc, the wine reached 14.6% alcohol. 92 - 94 Pts

Silken, polished, ripe, round and packing layers of sweet, lushly textured fruits, smoke and tobacco, this medium/full-bodied wine ends with a long, fresh, ready, fruit-filled, finish. Made from a blend of 45% Cabernet Sauvignon, 30% Merlot and 25% Cabernet Franc, the wine reached 14.6% alcohol. 92 - 94 Pts

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2014 La Chapelle de La Mission Haut-Brion  (Pessac-Léognan) 89
Polished, and medium-bodied with clean fruit, this wine starts off with dark ripe berries and moves to a fresh cassis and peppered blackberry finish. Made from a blend of 56% Cabernet Sauvignon, 28.5% Merlot and 15.5% Cabernet Franc, the wine reached 14.25% alcohol. 89-91 Pts

Polished, and medium-bodied with clean fruit, this wine starts off with dark ripe berries and moves to a fresh cassis and peppered blackberry finish. Made from a blend of 56% Cabernet Sauvignon, 28.5% Merlot and 15.5% Cabernet Franc, the wine reached 14.25% alcohol. 89-91 Pts

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2013 La Chapelle de La Mission Haut-Brion  (Pessac-Léognan) 88
Surprisingly fresh and supple for the vintage, the wine is focused on its sweet, cherry, plum and earthy character. You can drink this now, or age it for a year or two. But this is a wine for enjoyment during its youth.

Surprisingly fresh and supple for the vintage, the wine is focused on its sweet, cherry, plum and earthy character. You can drink this now, or age it for a year or two. But this is a wine for enjoyment during its youth.

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Ruby in color with light cherry and strawberry character, this lighter style of La Chapelle de La Mission Haut will drink well early. 86-88 Pts

Ruby in color with light cherry and strawberry character, this lighter style of La Chapelle de La Mission Haut will drink well early. 86-88 Pts

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2012 La Chapelle de La Mission Haut-Brion  (Pessac-Léognan) 90
Lots of smoke, earth, spice and ripe blackberries with polished textures, a medium body and a round, elegant finish.

Lots of smoke, earth, spice and ripe blackberries with polished textures, a medium body and a round, elegant finish.

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A subtle nose of earth, tobacco and cassis move to fresh, polished red berries, and an herbal, crunchy blackberry and cassis finish. 88-90 Pts

A subtle nose of earth, tobacco and cassis move to fresh, polished red berries, and an herbal, crunchy blackberry and cassis finish. 88-90 Pts

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2011 La Chapelle de La Mission Haut-Brion  (Pessac-Léognan) 89
Soft, forward, with slightly dry tannins, the wine, dominated by its fresh, black and red cherry profile is already drinking well.

Soft, forward, with slightly dry tannins, the wine, dominated by its fresh, black and red cherry profile is already drinking well.

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Produced from 68.7% Merlot, 19.6% Cabernet Sauvignon and 11.7% Cabernet Franc , is ruby in color with truffle, black cherry, licorice, supple textures and a fresh, soft red berry finish. 88-90

Produced from 68.7% Merlot, 19.6% Cabernet Sauvignon and 11.7% Cabernet Franc , is ruby in color with truffle, black cherry, licorice, supple textures and a fresh, soft red berry finish. 88-90

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2010 La Chapelle de La Mission Haut-Brion  (Pessac-Léognan) 92
Toffee, coffee, smoke, herbs and blackberries open to a fresh, sweet, supple textures wine filled with sweet red berries and spice.

Toffee, coffee, smoke, herbs and blackberries open to a fresh, sweet, supple textures wine filled with sweet red berries and spice.

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La Chapelle de La Mission Haut Brion produced from 47% Cabernet Sauvignon, 27% Merlot and 26% Cabernet Franc is filled with smoke, tar, blackberry and tobacco scents. Full bodied, with layers of chocolate covered blackberries that end with a blast of fresh, juicy cassis. 91-93 Pts

La Chapelle de La Mission Haut Brion produced from 47% Cabernet Sauvignon, 27% Merlot and 26% Cabernet Franc is filled with smoke, tar, blackberry and tobacco scents. Full bodied, with layers of chocolate covered blackberries that end with a blast of fresh, juicy cassis. 91-93 Pts

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2009 La Chapelle de La Mission Haut-Brion  (Pessac-Léognan) 90
From a blend of 46% Cabernet Sauvignon, 44% Merlot and 10% Cabernet Franc, the wine is packed with anise, truffle, smoke and black cherry jam aromas. On the palate, the wine is plush, soft, round, sweet, ripe and ends with a cassis and black cherry filled finish.

From a blend of 46% Cabernet Sauvignon, 44% Merlot and 10% Cabernet Franc, the wine is packed with anise, truffle, smoke and black cherry jam aromas. On the palate, the wine is plush, soft, round, sweet, ripe and ends with a cassis and black cherry filled finish.

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2006 La Chapelle de La Mission Haut-Brion  (Pessac-Léognan) 89
Tobacco, cigars and cassis make a great combination, especially when you add in the mature mouth feel and taste. This is ready for consumption today.

Tobacco, cigars and cassis make a great combination, especially when you add in the mature mouth feel and taste. This is ready for consumption today.

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2003 La Chapelle de La Mission Haut-Brion  (Pessac-Léognan) 87
Light in color, medium bodied, with a mature nose of tobacco, smoke earth and musty forest scents, the wine ends with a short, sweet and tart, cassis and cranberry note. Do not age this wine from this point forward. If you have a bottle, pop the cork as the fruit will only continue to fade from here.

Light in color, medium bodied, with a mature nose of tobacco, smoke earth and musty forest scents, the wine ends with a short, sweet and tart, cassis and cranberry note. Do not age this wine from this point forward. If you have a bottle, pop the cork as the fruit will only continue to fade from here.

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2000 La Chapelle de La Mission Haut-Brion  (Pessac-Léognan) 88
2000 La Chapelle de La Mission Haut Brion with an earthy, smoky, cassis nose, soft textures and medium body and soft cherry finish is fully mature. 88 Pts

2000 La Chapelle de La Mission Haut Brion with an earthy, smoky, cassis nose, soft textures and medium body and soft cherry finish is fully mature. 88 Pts

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This offers a spicy, tobacco, black fruit filled nose. The wine is already drinking well.

This offers a spicy, tobacco, black fruit filled nose. The wine is already drinking well.

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1998 La Chapelle de La Mission Haut-Brion  (Pessac-Léognan) 85
1998 La Chapelle de La Mission Haut Brion opened with aromas of smoke and spicy cassis. This simple wine ends with a cassis, cranberry finish. 85 Pts

1998 La Chapelle de La Mission Haut Brion opened with aromas of smoke and spicy cassis. This simple wine ends with a cassis, cranberry finish. 85 Pts

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1995 La Chapelle de La Mission Haut-Brion  (Pessac-Léognan) 85
1995 La Chapelle de La Mission Haut Brion offers a leafy, smoke and kirsch perfume. Short and light, this needs to be drunk up. 85 Pts

1995 La Chapelle de La Mission Haut Brion offers a leafy, smoke and kirsch perfume. Short and light, this needs to be drunk up. 85 Pts

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