Moncharm | Château La Chapelle de la Mission 2006
An archetypal northern Graves wine, the Château La Chapelle de la Mission 2006 is one of the most alluring second wines of Bordeaux. This wine is a subtle and classic wine with a bouquet of exquisite smoky flavours like cedar, herb, black currant and black cherry interlaced with the notes of cigar tobacco. On the palate, the wine has a medium-bodied, silky texture. This wine is approachable anytime between now and a decade.
According to the Graves 1953 classification, Château La Mission Haut-Brion has been classified as a Grand Cru. It is a close neighbour of its chief competitor Château Haut-Brion. Though, often the two labels are put in the same bracket, The wines have very distinctive properties. The only thing that make the two label similar is their mastery in the field of wine making.
Famous for the gravel-rich soil throughout the vineyards, the Graves region has excellent drainage system that harbours deep rooted vines. The 1959 classification of Graves registered 16 estates in the region. The notable estates in this region include Brion and Château La Mission Haut-Brion.