Château La Mission Haut-Brion 2020, Pessac-Léognan

Château La Mission Haut-Brion 2020, Pessac-Léognan

On the nose, it is fruity, fresh and offers a certain gourmandize, straightforward, a balanced richness, elegance, accuracy and a nice texture. It reveals notes of pulpy / bright apple, lemon and more slightly of juicy / ripe kumquat associated with touches of quenette, apple blossoms, crushed peach, beautiful minerality, with discreet hints of acacia flowers, zest and a subtle hint of salty gravel. On the palate, it is fruity, nicely fresh and offers a nice minerality, tension, energy, a nice definition, a discreet tannic side, gourmandize, a certain purity, a fine airy side in the balance, power and precision. The wine expresses notes of pulpy / juicy apple, tangy / juicy peach and more slightly lemon associated with touches of fresh / tangy kumquat, fresh starfruit, juicy / fresh quenette as well as fresh minerality, with discreet hints of salty gravel and zest. Good length. Chewy at the finish.

Note (Score): 18.5/20

Note (Score): 97/100

Date de dégustation (Tasting date): 05/2021

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): Oui (Yes)

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