Château La Mission Haut-Brion 2017 – Pessac-Léognan, Grand Cru Classé de Graves

Château La Mission Haut-Brion 2017 – Pessac-Léognan, Grand Cru Classé de Graves

The nose is elegant, gourmand, fine, racy and offers a small power (full of delicacy), fleshiness and a fine grain. It reveals notes of fleshy blackberry, fleshy cassis and small notes of raspberry associated with fine touches of blueberry, violet as well as hints of purple plum, toasted, caramelization, graphite and sweet blond tobacco. The palate is fruity, elegant, gourmande, racy and offers a beautiful definition / precision, a mineral / acidulous frame, a beautiful freshness, a very beautiful delicate / aerial touch, a very beautiful finesse of the grain, verticality, a velvety side, a beautiful texture, fleshiness as well as fat (but full of finesse). On the palate this wine expresses notes of fleshy cassis, fleshy strawberry and small notes of blackberry associated with fine touches of fleshy cherry as well as hints of caramelization, toasted and chocolate. Tannins are elegant and well-built. Good length. A very discreet firmness on the finish. There is a discreet hint of graphite on the finish. Very beautiful persistence (with toasted almond, chocolate and fleshy / juicy small fruits).        

Note (Score): 18+/20

Note (Score): 96-97/100

Date de dégustation (Tasting date): 10/2019

Dégustateur (Wine Critic): Choukroun Chicheportiche Jonathan

Type d'agriculture (Agriculture): Agriculture Raisonnée (Sustainable Agriculture)

Type (Kind): Rouge (Red)

Format dégusté (Tasted bottle size): Bouteille (Bottle)

En Primeur (EnPrimeur): Non (No)