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La Mission and Haut-Brion
15 Mar 2010 by Jancis Robinson
We start our Older Bordeaux Week with a look at two of my favourite properties whose wines can offer so much savour, distinctive character and great balance. Last month I was lucky enough to attend a dinner at Quo Vadis in Soho, London organised by Bibendum Wine and designed to compare wines from the twin properties Chx Haut-Brion and La Mission Haut-Brion that are now both owned by the Dillon family. We were treated to a succession of excellent vintages, as you will see below, and to a commentary by winemaker Jean-Philippe Delmas who is the third generation manager of Haut-Brion. His grandfather started there in...

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