"52% Merlot, 36% Cabernet Sauvignon, 10% Cabernet Franc, 2% Petit Verdot. Fleshy black-cherry fruit with mint leaf, beef stock and liquorice. The pedigree here is self-evident. Lovely fragrance and elegance, which doesn’t suffer any excess of effort that I find in the La Mission Haut-Brion range. Finishes with a long mocha and toasted spice scent. Lovely softened tannic feel with great persistence and huge potential. 17.5 Points, Richard Hemming MW"