La Mission Haut Brion 2015

Cult Wines Price: £3,500.00 / 12x75cl
Cult Wines Price: £1,740.00 / 6x75cl
Chateau La Mission Haut Brion, La Mission Haut Brion, 2015

Tasting Notes La Mission Haut Brion 2015

100

The purity in this wine is really mindblowing. So perfect. Licorice. Stone. Blackberry, blueberry. Full body. The power is amazing. But then it finishes etheral and so agile and beautiful. I am lost for words. This will rank with the best ever from here including 1975 and 1929. 58% merlot, 35% cabernet sauvignon, and cabernet franc.

James Suckling
jamessuckling.com
97-99

The 2015 La Mission Haut Brion is a blend of 58% Merlot, 35% Cabernet Sauvignon and 7% Cabernet Franc that was picked between 9 September and 1 October. Matured in 78% new oak, it has an incredibly pure bouquet with intense blueberry, blackberry, iodine and cold stone aromas that soar from the glass. There is nothing holding back here - a La Mission with real exuberance. The palate is medium-bodied with incredible intensity in the mouth, but without any leaden weight. It is a startling La Mission Haut-Brion to behold at this early stage. It is one of those wines where as a professional critic, I had to adopt a poker face to hide the untrammeled joy this nascent wine imparts. Complete and profound, the 2015 will rank as one of the great modern-day classics from this grand estate, another to add to that long list of magical La Missions.

Neal Martin
eRobertParker.com, #224, April 2016
95

Marking a huge contrast with the cooler, more graceful 2014 (which I prefer), this is a muscular, even monumental red: tannic, concentrated and a little pruney. It teeters on the edge of excess, but it is pulled back by its acidity. I will watch how it ages with interest. Drink: 2025-35

Tim Atkin
timatkin.com
18.5

58% Merlot, 7% Cabernet Franc, 35% Cabernet Sauvignon. Picked from 9 September to 1 October. Very dark and glamorous-looking. Fairly dumb nose but obviously great weight and intensity. A big brooding monster! Massive charge of tannins. Big and pretty alcoholic on the end. Not very communicative at the moment. Lots of palate-tanning tannins. After a while in the glass, a whiff of cordite emerged. Sorcery?!

Jancis Robinson
jancisrobinson.com
N/A

Robert Parker Jr

La Mission Haut Brion Pricing

Wine Vintage Producer Market price Unit size
La Mission Haut Brion 2017 Chateau La Mission Haut Brion £2,554.00 12x75cl
La Mission Haut Brion 2017 Chateau La Mission Haut Brion £1,380.00 6x75cl
La Mission Haut Brion 2016 Chateau La Mission Haut Brion £3,507.00 12x75cl
La Mission Haut Brion 2016 Chateau La Mission Haut Brion £1,769.00 6x75cl
La Mission Haut Brion 2015 Chateau La Mission Haut Brion £3,500.00 12x75cl
La Mission Haut Brion 2015 Chateau La Mission Haut Brion £1,740.00 6x75cl
La Mission Haut Brion 2014 Chateau La Mission Haut Brion £1,650.00 12x75cl
La Mission Haut Brion 2013 Chateau La Mission Haut Brion £1,320.00 12x75cl
La Mission Haut Brion 2012 Chateau La Mission Haut Brion £1,780.00 12x75cl
La Mission Haut Brion 2011 Chateau La Mission Haut Brion £1,700.00 12x75cl
La Mission Haut Brion 2010 Chateau La Mission Haut Brion £4,700.00 12x75cl
La Mission Haut Brion 2009 Chateau La Mission Haut Brion £4,935.00 12x75cl
La Mission Haut Brion 2008 Chateau La Mission Haut Brion £1,825.00 12x75cl
La Mission Haut Brion 2007 Chateau La Mission Haut Brion £1,653.00 12x75cl
La Mission Haut Brion 2006 Chateau La Mission Haut Brion £1,900.00 12x75cl
La Mission Haut Brion 2005 Chateau La Mission Haut Brion £4,857.00 12x75cl
La Mission Haut Brion 2005 Chateau La Mission Haut Brion £2,429.00 6x75cl
La Mission Haut Brion 2004 Chateau La Mission Haut Brion £1,600.00 12x75cl
La Mission Haut Brion 2003 Chateau La Mission Haut Brion £1,720.00 12x75cl
La Mission Haut Brion 2002 Chateau La Mission Haut Brion £1,516.00 12x75cl
La Mission Haut Brion 2001 Chateau La Mission Haut Brion £2,024.00 12x75cl
La Mission Haut Brion 2000 Chateau La Mission Haut Brion £6,000.00 12x75cl
La Mission Haut Brion 1999 Chateau La Mission Haut Brion £1,850.00 12x75cl
La Mission Haut Brion 1998 Chateau La Mission Haut Brion £3,200.00 12x75cl
La Mission Haut Brion 1997 Chateau La Mission Haut Brion £1,650.00 12x75cl
La Mission Haut Brion 1996 Chateau La Mission Haut Brion £1,900.00 12x75cl
La Mission Haut Brion 1995 Chateau La Mission Haut Brion £2,049.00 12x75cl
La Mission Haut Brion 1990 Chateau La Mission Haut Brion £6,400.00 12x75cl
La Mission Haut Brion 1989 Chateau La Mission Haut Brion £16,800.00 12x75cl
La Mission Haut Brion 1986 Chateau La Mission Haut Brion £2,689.00 12x75cl
La Mission Haut Brion 1982 Chateau La Mission Haut Brion £8,400.00 12x75cl