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1985 Chateau La Mission Haut Brion Pessac-Leognan

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WA 92
WS 90

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Wine Details

Bottle Size 750ml
Vintage 1985
Varietal Bordeaux Blend
Producer Chateau La Mission Haut Brion
Region Bordeaux
Appellation Pessac-Leognan
Color Red
Country France
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Price $277.00

Wine Advocate (WA) Review

WA 92
The 1985 is deliciously opulent, rich, and open knit. The color is a dark ruby/purple with some garnet at the edge. The wine offers a sweet, smoky, melted road tar, black currant-scented nose with toasty oak in the background. It has put on weight as it has evolved in the bottle, and appears to be better than ever, with copious quantities of lush, jammy black fruits intermixed with the smoky, roasted character so prevalent in this appellation. The low acidity and loosely-knit, medium to full-bodied, fleshy character make for delicious drinking.

Wine Spectactor (WS) Review

WS 90
Perhaps not as powerful as expected but the pure flavors are impressive. Wonderful berry, raspberry and cherry character, full body and silky tannins. Drink now.--The Bordeaux 50. –JS
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