Lots 125-187: Three decades of brilliant Bordeaux
December 15, 12:56 PM GMT
9,000 - 12,000 GBP
Château La Mission Haut-Brion 1989
Talence (Pessac-Léognan), Grand Cru Classé
Excellent levels, 1 label has a small damp spot, several very slightly wrinkled but generally very good appearance
Thicker, darker colour than the '90, but more mature. Wonderfully dense, intense, concentrated bouquet of vanilla, violets and cigars. Blackberry compote. Totally rich and mouth coating. So thick and lush. Touch of Seville oranges and cloves. Pure exotica. I think even more exciting than the sleek, beautiful '90. Phenomenal. Serena Sutcliffe, MW
12 bts (owc)
THREE DECADES OF BRILLIANT BORDEAUX FEATURING PETRUS 1988, 1999 AND 2003, LAFITE, LA MISSION AND PALMER 1989, LATOUR 1996, MOUTON 2000 PLUS CORTON CHARLEMAGNE, DOMINUS AND L'ERMITA, ALL BOUGHT UPON RELEASE THROUGH A SMALL SELECTION OF VERY WELL-RESPECTED UK AND CONTINENTAL WINE MERCHANTS AND PROFESSIONALLY STORED UNTIL THIS SALE
LYING IN GREENFORD, MIDDLESEX Offered Duty Paid only
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