Original
50 Ratings
Chateau Pichon-Longueville au Baron de Pichon-Longueville Pauillac

Wine Description

A spectacular effort, this is a profound Pichon Baron and clearly my favorite
vintage of this wine since the 1989 and 1990. An inky purple color offers up
notes of barbecue spices intermixed with new saddle leather, creme de cassis,
melted licorice, creosote, and a hint of vanilla. The wine is full-bodied,
tremendously concentrated, with sweet tannin and a seamless finish that goes on
for close to one minute. This wine has great purity, tremendous read more...A spectacular effort, this is a profound Pichon Baron and clearly my favorite
vintage of this wine since the 1989 and 1990. An inky purple color offers up
notes of barbecue spices intermixed with new saddle leather, creme de cassis,
melted licorice, creosote, and a hint of vanilla. The wine is full-bodied,
tremendously concentrated, with sweet tannin and a seamless finish that goes on
for close to one minute. This wine has great purity, tremendous texture, and
fabulous upside potential. This is a prodigious 2000!
(Robert Parker - Wine Advocate - Apr 03) (hide)

Expert Reviews
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  • Wine Advocate
    Rating: (94-96) - As reviewed in Wine Advocate # 134 on Apr-01
  • International Wine Cellar
    Rating: 94/100 - As reviewed by Stephen Tanzer's International Wine Cellar on May-03