2016 La Chapelle De La Mission Haut Brion Free Storage

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Price: £388.00 (£481.19 Inc Duty & VAT)
Current Availability: Good
Delivered By: When Available
  • Format : Case of Bottles
  • Status : En Primeur
  • Size : 6/75CL
W J Gardener
W J Gardener
Nickolls And Perks

Tasting Date : 19 April 2017

35.5% merlot, 22.5% cabernet franc, 42% cabernet sauvignon. Very deep colour, impressive concentration and freshness on the nose, minty, deep black fruit, this is very well endowed with beautiful lime edged freshness supporting the dense ample palate, there is a big block in the middle which will take some time to unravel, very attractive. The minerality here is vivid too. Toasty.

Rating : 92-94/100


James Suckling
James Suckling
The Wine Spectator

Tasting Date : 19 April 2017

Minerals and blueberries with plenty of blackcurrant character. Medium body and silky tannins. Pretty second wine of La Mission.

Rating : 92-93/100


Tasting Date : 19 April 2017

The 2016 La Chapelle de La Mission Haut-Brion is a striking second wine. Medium in body, but certainly not lacking in depth, the 2016 speaks to balance and feel above all else. Gravel and floral notes lead into a core of intense dark red cherry/raspberry fruit, licorice and dried flowers. There is wonderful depth and density here, but also a refreshing sense of grace.

Rating : 90-93/100


Neal Martin
Neal Martin
The Wine Advocate

Tasting Date : 01 April 2017

The 2016 La Chapelle de la Mission Haut Brion is a blend of 36.5% Merlot, 21.5% Cabernet Franc and 42% Cabernet Sauvignon picked from 19 September to 14 October. Matured in 23% new oak, it has a very succinct bouquet with tensile black cherry and pressed flower aromas, subtle at first but soon gaining intensity in the glass. The palate is medium-bodied with crisp tannin, very precise and focused with razor-sharp definition. This is one of the most sophisticated La Chapelle de la Mission Haut Brion releases that I have tasted from barrel and it bodes well for the future. I expect this will nudge past the 2015 once in bottle. Let's see!

Rating : 91-93/100

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As a rough guide most standard (75CL) single bottles weigh 2KG and a case (12 x 75CL bottles) weighs 24KG.

In Bond storage is facilitated at Octavian in Wiltshire, the U.K's premier wine storage facility. The conditions at this old munitions base, 100 metres below ground are unrivalled, offering temperature control, In Bond facility and full replacement value insurance. The wines are stored under each client's individual "Protection Plus" account number, fully labelled and can only be released or moved with his or her written instructions. No right of lien can be exercised over wines held on each client's behalf. Client's stock can be inspected, by arrangement, at any time excluding November & December.

Cases Cost c/s per year
1-3 Cases£12.50
4+ Cases£11.00
25+ Cases£9.15

Items can be ordered In Bond for transfer to clients own bonded storage accounts. We are able to action this process for a single consignment charge of £10 ex VAT, this covers any quantity.

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