La Mission Haut-Brion's red is a very full-bodied, muscular, earthy wine and one of the greatest expressions of the Graves area of Bordeaux. Amazingly complex and long-lived.
La Mission Haut-Brion is next door to First Growth Château Haut-Brion and was for many years its great rival. The wines are of a similar quality and, if anything, La Mission is fuller-bodied and more muscular than its neighbour. The rivalry is no longer in evidence so much since both properties are under the same ownership, but each offers something different and both are indisputably among the greatest wines in Bordeaux.
Château La Mission Haut-Brion
La Mission-Haut-Brion is now good friends with its neighbour Château Haut-Brion – after years of being rivals they are now owned by the same people – but it still cannot avoid being continuously compared with its ...Learn more