Chateau La Mission Haut Brion 1961
u: very top shoulder, oxidation and fading to capsule, heavily glue striped and discolored label, nicking with significant bin scuff, bin soil
"One of the greatest 1961s, La Mission-Haut-Brion has been fabulous to drink for the last 5-10 years. Where well-stored, this wine will continue to drink well for 10-20 years. It is more developed and drinkable than the 1959, and it remains a thick, rich, super-aromatic wine with a textbook Graves bouquet of tobacco, barbecued meats, minerals, spices, and sweet red and black fruits. It is dense, full-bodied, alcoholic, and super-rich. This soft, opulently-textured wine makes for a fabulous drink. Absolutely stunning!" R. Parker for TWA, 100 pts. 10/94
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