Tasting notes for the Château La Mission Haut-Brion 1982 - Cave du Palais de L'Élysée (Magnum)
- EYE: The visual examination reveals a depth of color unparalleled, even for a vintage as venerable as 1982. The intense ruby red, adorned with amber nuances, highlights the concentration and maturity of this exceptional wine, magnified in the magnum format, housed in the Palais de L'Élysée Cellar.
- NOSE: The aromatic bouquet unfolds with impressive subtlety, revealing a complex array of aromas that have evolved with grace over the decades. Notes of blackcurrant, tobacco, and truffle harmoniously intertwine, creating an olfactory symphony of historical richness.
- MOUTH: This magnum reveals a controlled opulence. The deep flavors of blackberry, licorice, and precious wood express themselves with refined intensity. Silky and well-integrated tannins confer a structure that withstands time, while the subtle acidity brings surprising freshness.
In short: The Château La Mission Haut-Brion 1982 in magnum format, coming from the Palais de L'Élysée Cellar, with its rare intensity in color, evolved aromatic bouquet, and opulent palate, promises optimal aging for another 5 to 15 years. It pairs majestically with dishes such as venison fillet with lingonberries, grilled beef ribeye, a selection of aged cheeses, and a chocolate fondant, showcasing its exceptional gastronomic versatility.
Other appellations from this estate: Château Haut-Brion Rouge, Château Haut-Brion Blanc, Le Clarence de Haut-Brion, Château La Mission Haut-Brion Rouge, Château La Mission Haut-Brion Blanc, La Chapelle de La Mission Haut-Brion, La Clarté de Haut-Brion...