2001 Château Pichon-Longueville Baron
|Vineyard:||Château Pichon-Longueville Baron|
A very successful effort for this vintage in the Medoc, this deep ruby/purple-colored Pauillac exhibits class/nobility/breed along with black currant liqueur, licorice, and incense notes. Sweet, expansive, fleshy, and medium to full-bodied, with good structure, ripe tannin, and a long, 30-35 second finish, it can be drunk now, but will be even better in 2-3 years; it will last for 12-15 years. I had this wine three separate times out of bottle, and it is performing significantly better than it di...
International Wine CellarRating: 92/100 - As reviewed by Stephen Tanzer's International Wine Cellar on May-04
Wine AdvocateRating: (89-91) - As reviewed in Wine Advocate # 146 on Apr-03