1983 Chateau Pichon-Longueville-Baron Grand Cru Classe Pauillac
86 Ratings
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86 Ratings
1983 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
  • Robert Parker
    (From 2005 Vintage) Rating: 92/100 - As reviewed by Robert Parker on 04/01/2006
  • 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...
  • Connoisseurs' Guide to California Wines
    (From 2002 Vintage) Rating: 93/100 - As reviewed by Connoisseurs' Guide to California Wines on Apr-06.
  • 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)