1973 Chateau Pichon-Longueville-Baron Grand Cru Classe Pauillac
86 Ratings
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86 Ratings
1973 Chateau Pichon-Longueville-Baron Grand Cru Classe Pauillac

Winemaker's Notes

(From 2005 Vintage) "As usual, this superb Pauillac possesses an inky/blue/black color in addition to a big, sweet nose of graphite, charcoal, burning embers, black currant liqueur, and toasty vanillin from new oak casks...

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Expert Reviews
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  • Robert Parker
    (From 2011 Vintage) Rating: 91/100 - As reviewed by Robert Parker on 04/21/2014
  • 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...
  • Robert Parker
    (From 2005 Vintage) Rating: 92/100 - As reviewed by Robert Parker on 04/01/2006
  • Wine Advocate
    (From 2003 Vintage) Rating: (91-94) - As reviewed in Wine Advocate # 158 on Apr-05
  • Decanter
    (From 2002 Vintage) Rating: 4/5 - As reviewed by Decanter. Quite meaty, violety bouquet, shows elegance and class. Some sophistication on palate, smooth and ripe and very Pauillac. Good length, fine wine. Drink 2008-17. (17.25 points)