Mission Haut Brion 2019 has been released at €180 per bottle ex-négociant, down 28.6% on the 2018 release price (€252). The wine is being offered at £2,256 per 12×75, a 24.8% decrease from the 2018 release of £3000 a case.
Mission Haut Brion found favour from both James Suckling (99-100) and Lisa Perrotti-Brown (98-100). Suckling explained the 2019 is “another WOW wine that reminds me of some of the great classics of this estate, such as the 1955.” Perrotti-Brown added, “a wine of impeccable breeding, both decadently flamboyant and proactively graceful,” noting an alcohol level of 14.5%.
Jean Marc-Quarin awarded 94-95.
Prices for Mission Haut Brion show 78% correlation to ‘Benchmark Critic’ scores. Based on today’s release price, a score of 96.5 from Neal Martin would make the wine fair value.
For followers of Suckling and Perrotti-Brown, today’s release price sits well below the fair value line.
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