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

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France

Winemaker's Notes

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 ...

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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 ...

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.

    about 4 years
Expert Reviews
  • Decanter
    Rating: 4/5 - As reviewed by Decanter. Creamy oak and tannic entry, bold leathery black fruits, broad and brooding. 5-10 years+.