1959 Chateau Pichon-Longueville-Baron Grand Cru Classe Pauillac
86 Ratings
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86 Ratings
1959 Chateau Pichon-Longueville-Baron Grand Cru Classe Pauillac

Winemaker's Notes

(From 2003 Vintage) Wine Spectator Top 100 of 2006 - #33!"Wow. This shows so much ripe fruit and berry character with just the right hint of lead pencil and spice. Full-bodied and very chewy. Big and powerful. Beautiful wine. Superb. Best after 2012.95 Points, Wine Spectator

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Expert Reviews
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  • Wine Advocate
    (From 2003 Vintage) Rating: (91-94) - As reviewed in Wine Advocate # 158 on Apr-05
  • Wine Spectator
    (From 2003 Vintage) Rating: 95/100 - As reviewed by Wine Spectator
  • Wine Advocate
    (From 2000 Vintage) Rating: (94-96) - As reviewed in Wine Advocate # 134 on Apr-01
  • Wine Advocate
    (From 1999 Vintage) Rating: (89-91) - As reviewed in Wine Advocate # 128 on Apr-00
  • Connoisseurs' Guide to California Wines
    (From 2005 Vintage) One of the most memorable bottlings of our tastings of the 2005 Bordeaux, this wonderfully extracted effort captures all of the complexity and very deep curranty fruit for which the Pauillac appellation is justly revered, and it does so with a remarkable sense of balance and keen composition. It is clearly not one for the impatient, and its ample tannin requires upward of a decade before taming comes, but there are no questions at all about the depth of its fruity substance and its admirable stuf...