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Specifications

Colour:

Red

Producer:

Château La Mission Haut-Brion

Region:

Bordeaux

Appellation:

Pessac Léognan

Grape Variety:

Cab Sauvignon Merlot

La Chapelle de la Mission Haut Brion, Pessac Léognan, 2020

6x75cl £360.00

5 cases Equiv. £60.00 per bottle

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Tasting Note:

"You are immediately set at ease by the confidence and sheer easy appeal of this wine. A silky and seductive La Chapelle that rivals plenty of first wines in this vintage. The texture is rich and taut at first, then softens in the glass, with a charge of freshness that keeps the momentum and the energy high. Not many wines that rival the 2010 and 2016s, but here it very much does - exuberant with chocolate and cracked pepper but pulls back at the right moment. Harvests from 7th to 29th September. I love it. Drinking Window 2026 - 2040". 94/100 - Jane Anson, Decanter.com

"A blend of 44.7% Merlot and 55.3% Cabernet Sauvignon, the 2020 La Chapelle de la Mission Haut-Brion has an alcohol of 14.3%. It rolls effortlessly out of the glass with seducing notes of warm black plums, black cherry compote and blackberry pie, plus suggestions of lavender, crushed rocks and underbrush with a hint of sassafras. The medium-bodied palate is delicately played and refreshing, offering lots of soft-spoken black fruit and earthy layers with a soft texture and seamless acidity, finishing with a spicy kick. Drink 2025 - 2042". 92-94/100 - Lisa Perrotti-Brown MW, Wine Advocate

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