Professional reviews have copyrights and you can view them here for your personal use only as private content. To view pro reviews you must either subscribe to a pre-integrated publication or manually enter reviews. Learn more.Manage Subscriptions
2001 La Chapelle de La Mission Haut-Brion
Red Bordeaux Blend
- > Bordeaux
- > Graves
- > Pessac-Léognan
Community Tasting Notes 6
efc Likes this wine: (87 points)
February 5, 2013 - Classically aged Bordeaux. It was clear with a medium garnet color. The nose was medium plus with aromas of black cherry, plum, cedar and pencil lead. Wonderfully expressive. The tannins were soft and well integrated. A little thin on the mid-palate with the flavors more muted than the nose. Overall, a fine wine that is ready for immediate consumption.
Tao wrote: (91 points)
March 13, 2012 - Fresh nose of raspberries, strawberries, tar and tobacco! Deep red in color! On the palate, beautiful presentation of merlot fruits! To me, this bottle is simply outstanding! Very pure and yet very rich! Still have few more years to go! 12.5% printed in the bottle! Very good balance! Cheers!
VegasOenophile wrote: (87 points)
August 24, 2010 - Floral nose of ripe fruits with hints of licorice and some smoky, tarry minerality. Rich, coating mouthfeel. Great meaty notes of red berry and a nice savory quality, like the richness of bone marrow. I'd say this wine needs food.
- Tasted at Marché Bacchus 8/7/10
Anonymous wrote: (87 points)
August 9, 2008 - In Denmark. Some secondary characteristics, a little thin. Correct but not too exciting
TashNYC wrote: (86 points)
April 1, 2005 - Some good fruit, tannin and tar, but not as robust a wine as previous years. From a 375 ml bottle.
Pro Reviews 2
- Vintage 2001
- Type Red
- Producer La Chapelle de La Mission Haut-Brion
- Varietal Red Bordeaux Blend
- Designation n/a
- Vineyard n/a
- Country France
- Region Bordeaux
- SubRegion Graves
- Appellation Pessac-Léognan
- Pending Delivery 0 (0%)
- In Cellars 105 (79%)
- Consumed 28 (21%)