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W. H. Frank Wine & Liquor USD 139.00 750ml
Evinite EUR 140.40 750ml
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Château Pichon-Longueville Baron Red Bordeaux Blend Pauillac 1998

Winemaker's Notes:

2ème Cru Classé

Château Pichon-Longueville Baron:
Chateau Pichon-Longueville is made from vines mainly situated on the historical terroir of the property. The wines produced are powerful, rich in tannins, and characterised for being both elegant and muscular. They have an exceptional length in the mouth, and possess a remarkable ageing potential.

External Reviews for Château Pichon-Longueville Baron Red Bordeaux Blend Pauillac

External Review
Source: Premium Wine & Spirits
05/22/2011

Red-ruby. Restrained, nuanced nose combines plum, tobacco and dusty minerality. Intensely flavored, delineated and minerally, with red berry fruit complicated by tobacco and currant leaf. I might have picked this for a Graves. Finishes with tooth-coating tannins. A good showing today.


External Review
Source: Premium Wine & Spirits
05/22/2011

Lovely aromas of toasted oak, berries and currants with a hint of mint. Medium-bodied, with fine tannins and a delicate, fruity aftertaste. Very good. Best after 2004.


External Review
Source: Premium Wine & Spirits
01/09/2013

This firmer vintage smells and tastes of the warmth coming off the polished stones of the vineyard. All its elements are in balance, yet theyandrsquo;re expressed in stoniness rather than in separate compartments of juicy red currant fruit pressed and dried, of black cherry skin tannins. Itandrsquo;s the firm, aristocratic structure that comes first, then the perception of plenty of flesh underneath to fill it. And it keeps getting juicier with air. A andrsquo;98 for long-term cellaring.


External Review
Source: JJ Buckley Fine Wines
11/14/2013

Lovely aromas of toasted oak berries and currants with a hint of mint. Medium-bodied with fine tannins and a delicate fruity aftertaste. Very good but not great. Best after 2004. Wine Spectator.


External Review
Source: Premium Wine & Spirits
01/03/2012

hellip;itrsquo;s a friendly wine with lovely cassis and berry aromas and flavors, medium body and a light fruity finish. Drink now.


External Review
Source: Premium Wine & Spirits
01/03/2012

Medium red-ruby. Complex nose melds currant, cedar, minerals and tobacco. Suave entry, then sweet, dense and supple, with harmonious acids giving lift to the winersquo;s flavors. At once full and juicy. Finishes with very fine tannins and excellent length.


External Review
Source: Premium Wine & Spirits
05/22/2011

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.


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