Tuesday August 4, 2020

Object of Desire

Bid for a case of 12 bottles of vintage 1961 La Mission Haut-Brion Graves at Adam’s online sale

26th July, 2020

“Rich, sweet, gunmetal character on the nose with a dry finish. This wine really reverberates on the palate. Long. Still lively. Meaty flavours yet relatively delicate in build. Very sweet with a menthol note and a dry finish. Great energy. Like the 1975, this wine really improved in the glass,” was Jancis Robinson’s verdict on the 1961 La Mission Haut-Brion Graves. “Beyond perfect”, “a showstopper”, “very rarely do wines get better than this”: that’s how...

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