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La Chapelle de la Mission Haut Brion, Pessac Léognan, 2021


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, 2021

5 cases
Equiv. £56.00 per bottle

Tasting Note:

We still haven't tasted the Clarence Dillon 2019s and 2020s. They were one of the few estates not to send samples during lockdown. How we've missed their wines. The 2021 range is superb both for reds and whites, with La Mission and Haut Brion amongst our favourite wines of the vintage. The second wines also exude class. La Chapelle is beautifully perfumed with notes of violets, plums and something savoury. Bittersweet fruits dominate the palate. This has real drive and precision, purity and bright acidity. A very classy, silky Chapelle that finishes with refined tannins laced in salty bittersweet fruits. 51.3% Merlot, 45.2% Cabernet Sauvignon, 3.5% Cabernet Franc, 27% new oak.

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