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    Chateau La Mission Haut Brion 1985
    Pessac-Leognan
    1scl, 1hwisl, 1cc
    Bottle (3)
    Provenance: The following wines are the property of a Southern California gentleman who is also a frequent consignor to several of our other categories. Wines removed from 3 separate temperature controlled professional facilities.

    "A complex, smoky, earthy nose, with a bit of camphor intermixed with jammy black currants and melted road tar is followed by a medium-bodied, very soft, low-acid wine that is loosely knit, very fleshy, and fully mature." (91pts Robert Parker, Bordeaux Book, 4th Ed., Jan 2003)

    "A complex, smoky, earthy nose, with a bit of camphor intermixed with jammy black currants and melted road tar is followed by a medium-bodied, very soft, low-acid wine that is loosely knit, very fleshy, and fully mature." (91 pts. Robert Parker, Bordeaux Book 4th Ed., Jan. 2003)

    “A dark plum/garnet color reveals a pinkish lightening at the edge, and the bouquet reveals plenty of smoke, camphor, charcoal, graphite, sweet kirsch and blacker fruit aromas intermixed with meaty, sauteed mushroom, cedar and spicy notes. The lovely aromatics are followed by flavors that do not quite match the intensity of the bouquet, a sign of a fully mature wine. This medium-bodied effort has plenty of glycerin, low acidity and not a trace of tannin. While not terribly generous, it is a soft, round, charming, delicious, very good La Mission, but not a great one. Drink it over the next decade.” (92 pts. Robert Parker, Wine Advocate #202, Aug. 2012)


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