2014

Château La Mission Haut-Brion Blanc

Previously known as Château Laville Haut-Brion, Château La Mission Haut-Brion is a wine for the initiated. This dry white wine expresses all the distinctive features of a Graves wine, specific to Sémillon grown on these renowned terroirs.

Tasting notes

The nose has lovely hints of ripe fruit and with very subtle underlying vanilla aromas.
The wine is full-bodied, rich, round, vivacious, and complex from
the beginning to the end on the palate, with perfect balance.

The weather

2014 was marked by an extraordinary Indian summer that saved the vintage. Fine spring weather was conducive to a good start to the growing season. However, challenging summer conditions seriously slowed down ripening. Fortunately, the month of September was absolutely beautiful, with dry, extremely sunny weather accompanied by highs of close to 30°C. This superb weather, with cool night-time temperatures, enabled the grapes to ripen beautifully, and they were able to be brought into the vat house having reached a perfect level of ripeness.

A few figures

  • Harvest Dates

    From September 5th to 12th  

  • Blend

    Semillon: 72 %
    Sauvignon: 28 %

  • New barrels

    55%

  • Alcohol

    14.5 % 

  • Bottling date

    n the 11th of July 2015