Original
29 Ratings
Chateau Le Bon Pasteur Pomerol

Wine Details

Region

BordeauxFrance

Wine Description

(2003 Vintage) Red-ruby. Sexy aromas of cherry, smoked meat and minerals, with suggestions of chocolate and mint. Sweet, ripe and full, with better depth of flavor than many of its Pomerol neighbors in 2003. Finishe...

Expert Reviews
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  • International Wine Cellar
    (2005 Vintage) Brightruby-red. Captivating nose offers floral red fruits, licorice, minerals and coffee, plus a suggestion of hard candy. Dense, backward and powerful, with an impression of elevated alcohol but very good flavor definition. A very fresh and primary style of 2005, still a bit youthfully aggressive but with the inky dark fruit and torrefaction flavors to support a slow evolution in bottle. Today the wine's sweetness is under wraps and the alcohol and tannins are to the fore. This will need patienc...
  • Robert Parker
    (2005 Vintage) Rating: 92/100 - As reviewed by Robert Parker on 04/01/2006
  • International Wine Cellar
    (2003 Vintage) Rating: 89/100 - As reviewed by Stephen Tanzer's International Wine Cellar on May-06
  • Wine Advocate
    (2003 Vintage) Rating: (88-90) - As reviewed in Wine Advocate # 152 on Apr-04
  • Wine Spectator
    (2003 Vintage) Rating: 90/100 - As reviewed by Wine Spectator on 03/31/06