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Laville Haut-Brion blanc
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Laville Haut-Brion blanc

AC Pessac-Léognan cru classé, 1999

375 ml
Producer: Château La Mission Haut-Brion
Origin: France / Bordeaux / Péssac-Léognan
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Article nr. 11004399
Producer: Château La Mission Haut-Brion
Origin: France / Bordeaux / Péssac-Léognan
Other bottle sizes:

Attributes

Origin: France / Bordeaux / Péssac-Léognan
Volume: 13.0 %
Note: Contains sulphites
Countries

France

France – Philosophy in a bottle

According to French philosophy, wine should be an expression of the soil and climate. They use the word “terroir” to describe this. Terroir makes every wine different, and many especially good. French wine is regarded worldwide as an expression of cultural perfection. The French believe that humans are responsible for the quality of the berries, the vine variety for their character, and nature for the quantity. This philosophy can be expressed succinctly as: “the truth is the vineyard, not the man.”

Regions

Bordeaux

Bordeaux: high prestige, high quality

With a total area of around 115,000 hectares, Bordeaux may not be France’s largest wine-growing region, but it is certainly its most prestigious. The range of wines produced here today is enormous: ranging from red everyday wines with a great relationship between price and quality to exclusive, and accordingly expensive, premier crus. Elegant white wines and noble sweet specialties round out the spectrum.

Subregions

Péssac-Léognan

Pessac-Léognan: top crus from the suburbs

Pessac-Léognan is a communal appellation (following the example of the village appellations in the Médoc) located in the northernmost part of the Graves region. Its immediate proximity to the city of Bordeaux has drastically altered the area in recent years. Many chateaux have had to yield to settlement pressures. For this reason, some of the very best Bordeaux terroirs are located in the new suburbs. Top crus are produced on deep gravel soils, which combine the greatest possible elegance and power in the best Bordeaux style.

Rating
Parker 91 Points

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