Chateau La Mission Haut-Brion
Chateau La Mission Haut-Brion stands as an eminent member of the Graves Classification. Sharing this prestigious category with renowned names like Chateau Haut-Brion and Chateau La Tour Haut-Brion, this winery is firmly rooted in wine-making nobility.
- 100 Point Vintages: 1989, 2009, 2015
- Most Popular Aspect: Consistent high quality across varying climatic conditions
- Highest Achievement: Maintaining a steadfast reputation for nearly five centuries
Provenance & Masters Behind the Bottle
Owned by the venerable Dillon family, the estate benefits from the oenological acumen of Jean-Philippe Delmas, the third-generation winemaker. Together, they sustain the historic tradition of excellence, marked by distinct earthy aromas and graphite undertones.
Vineyard & Craftsmanship
The vineyard extends over 25.6 hectares and employs a blend of 48.4% Cabernet Sauvignon, 45.3% Merlot, and 6.3% Cabernet Franc. This assemblage ensures a balanced wine, rich in dark fruit flavors, and subtle mineral accents. With an annual production of just 8,000 cases, the scarcity of these bottles adds to their allure.
Aging & Investment Value
A cellar essential, La Mission Haut-Brion wines not only age gracefully but also offer a robust return on investment. The winery's long-standing reputation for consistent quality makes these bottles especially attractive for those who appreciate value that extends beyond the palate.