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Chateau Pichon-Longueville au Baron de Pichon-Longueville Pauillac

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(1995 Vintage) Good red-ruby color. Black cherry, beefsteak tomato and licorice scents are currently dominated by nutty, cedary oak; less nuanced than the '96, even allowing for the bottling. Sweet entry, then good ...

(1995 Vintage) 90=RP Rating 90=WS Rating Color=Red 4-8 week delivery

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    Opens with plum and pencils lead but then develops cassis and chocolate notes. Well integrated and balanced with medium acids and medium-low tannins. Likely at it's peak now but could safely cellar for additional years. Pairs with duck, cassoulet, red meat.

    over 6 years
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  • Robert Parker
    (2010 Vintage) Rating: 97/100 - As reviewed by Robert Parker on 02/20/2013
  • Decanter
    (1986 Vintage) Rating: 5/5 - As reviewed by Decanter. Fine bouquet, with ripe, even caramely fruit. Fruit dominates.
  • Wine Advocate
    (2003 Vintage) Rating: (91-94) - As reviewed in Wine Advocate # 158 on Apr-05
  • Wine Spectator
    (2003 Vintage) Rating: 95/100 - As reviewed by Wine Spectator
  • Wine Advocate
    (2000 Vintage) Rating: (94-96) - As reviewed in Wine Advocate # 134 on Apr-01