22 Ratings
Chateau Pipeau St. Emilion Grand Cru

Wine Description

(2005 Vintage) #43 Wine Spectator Top 100 of 2008 "Beautiful blackberry, cherry and light vanilla aromas follow through to a full body, with coffee, smoke and berry character. Long and stylish. Velvety and balanced. Best after 2013." 92 Points -Wine Spectator "Readers looking for a tasty, delicious St.-Emilion that can be enjoyed at a young age should check out this value pick. This dense purple-hued, intense fruit bomb exhibits flamboyant notes of smoke, black raspberries, cherries, and graphite. A big, deep...

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    2013-2020 92 90% merlot 5% cab franc 5% cab sav wine spectator top 43 in 2008

    over 6 years
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    exceptional wine, gift from Yvonne. Very smooth. Decant 30 Minutes.

    over 5 years
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    over 6 years
Expert Reviews
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  • Robert Parker
    (2009 Vintage) Rating: 91/100 - As reviewed by Robert Parker on 02/15/2012
  • Decanter
    (2005 Vintage) Rating: 3/5 - As reviewed by Decanter. Plenty of dark, ripe fruit with a toasted oak overlay. Rich and full on the palate with a spicy Syrah-like nuance. Oak rather heavy but if it settles in could be a 4 star wine. Ready 2008-2010. (tasted en primeur)
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    (2005 Vintage)
  • Wine Spectator
    (2004 Vintage) Rating: 91/100 - As reviewed by Wine Spectator on 03/31/07
  • Wine Advocate
    (2004 Vintage) Rating: 90/100 - As reviewed by The Wine Advocate