2006 Mission Haut-Brion 750ml

France - Bordeaux - Pessac Leognan | Cru Classe/ Red / Bordeaux Blend
2006 Mission Haut-Brion

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International Wine Cellar | 92(+?)

($300-$350) Bright red-ruby. Redcurrant, cherry, iron, brown spices and licorice on the nose. Begins lush, full and generous if not overly sweet, then tightens up with air, showing its rather powerful underlying structure. This sharply delineated wine will need a good seven or eight years in bottle to reveal itself.

Author: Stephen Tanzer
Issue: Issue 151

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Jancis Robinson | 18.5

Dark and mysterious-looking. Aromatic and very sweet on the front palate with some spice and minerals. Very distinctive and ambitious. Super lively. Lots tucked in there. Very impressive.

Drink Dates: 2015-2030
Author: Jancis Robinson


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Wine Advocate | 94

A somewhat under-the-radar La Mission, the 2006 was generally overlooked following the brilliance of the 2005. A young, dense purple-hued wine that is developing beautifully, it exhibits notes of Asian plum sauce, charcoal, barbecue smoke, roasted meats, graphite and background oak. Full-bodied with good acidity, moderate tannin and a vigorous, powerful youthfulness, the 2006 will age more quickly than the 2005, but it still requires another 5-8 years of cellaring. Anticipated Maturity: 2014-2035.

Drink Dates: 2014-2035
Author: Robert Parker
Issue: 202

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Wine Spectator | 95

Almost jammy, with vanilla bean and coffee undertones. Full-bodied and very powerful, with big, juicy tannins and a long finish. Very big and generous for the vintage, showing exceptional quality.

Drink Dates: 2015+
Author: James Suckling


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More Vintages and Sizes of Mission Haut-Brion:

2010 (750ml)
2000 (3.0L)
1975 (750ml)

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