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    Chateau La Mission Haut Brion 2000
    Pessac-Leognan
    lscl
    Bottle (2)
    "The 2000 La Mission Haut-Brion is certainly one of the candidates for the wine of the vintage. Its performance was off-the-charts in two separate tastings for this report. Deep blue/purple, with a nose of creme de cassis, floral scents, graphite, and subtle smoke, the wine is pure, deep, sumptuously textured, full-bodied, powerful...Still young but beginning to display some secondary nuances, the wine has enormous layers of depth as well as an unctuous texture." (100pts Robert Parker, Wine Advocate #189, June 2010)

    "One of the wines of the vintage, the 2000 has barely budged in its evolution since it was bottled and released in 2002. After ten years in bottle, it still reveals a dense opaque purple color along with a potentially sensational bouquet of blueberries, black currants, graphite, asphalt and background oak. Extremely powerful, full-bodied and superbly concentrated with good acidity and high but round tannins, this massive La Mission-Haut-Brion should take its place among this estate’s most hallowed vintages when it hits full maturity in another one to two decades." (100 pts. Robert Parker, Wine Advocate #202, Aug. 2012)


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    Auction Dates
    June, 2012
    14th-15th Thursday-Friday
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