Grand Bateau Bordeaux Blanc Sauvignon Blanc Sémillon Bordeaux 2008

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"Firm, but sweet tannins (which suggests ideal maturity) characterize this 2008. Displaying good minerality along with plenty of floral, creme de cassis, blackberry, coffee, and white chocolate notes, this full-bodied, dense, promising Pauillac is built to age ...92-94" WA 4/09

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Wine was one of the biggest productions and source of enrichment in the roman empire. This trade was the most important one, as the italy could not assume its own consuption. The culture of the vines itself was different : different sorts of pergolas, vines growing on trees and another philosophy of the plant considering as it was more than a vegetal. Sometimes vines were married with trees to... Read more
Wine was one of the biggest productions and source of enrichment in the roman empire. This trade was the most important one, as the italy could not assume its own consuption. The culture of the vines itself was different : different sorts of pergolas, vines growing on trees and another philosophy of the plant considering as it was more than a vegetal. Sometimes vines were married with trees to take their strength. Many sorts of wines existed in roman antiquity, from ones from a single place, family of wines with local interpretations or aromatised recipes. Two things let the use of drinking wine growing : creation of a social hierarchy in Rome and use of wine as a medicine. As important and rich people tryed to be unique and receive there hosts with luxury, some famous people have elaborated a taste hierarchy between the wines. As many authors described the use of wine in medicine and prescribe different wines for each disease, Pline tell one of is friends to drink a glass af mulsum every morning to keep youth. Read less

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External Reviews for Grand Bateau Bordeaux Blanc Sauvignon Blanc Sémillon Bordeaux

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Source: JJ Buckley Fine Wines
09/22/2010

Firm, but sweet tannins (which suggests ideal maturity) characterize this 2008. Displaying good minerality along with plenty of floral, creme de cassis, blackberry, coffee, and white chocolate notes, this full-bodied, dense, promising Pauillac is bui... Robert Parker's Wine Advocate. A Bordeaux Blend wine from Bordeaux in France. 2008 Pichon-Longueville Baron 750ml


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Source: Millesima USA LLC
05/18/2010

A case of 1 750ML Bottle


External Review
Source: JJ Buckley Fine Wines
05/08/2009

A Bordeaux Blend wine from Bordeaux in France. 2008 Pichon-Longueville Baron 750ml


External Review
Source: JJ Buckley Fine Wines
10/22/2011

This is solidly packed for the vintage, with dark currant, fig and graphite notes framed by bittersweet cocoa, espresso and iron. Still a touch chunky on the finish, but the structure is fine-grained and this should settle in nicely with modest cella... Wine Spectator. A Bordeaux Blend wine from Bordeaux in France. 2008 Pichon-Longueville Baron 750ml



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"Firm, but sweet tannins (which suggests ideal maturity) characterize this 2008. Displaying good minerality along with plenty of floral, creme de cassis, blackberry, coffee, and white chocolate notes, this full-bodied, dense, promising Pauillac is built to age ...92-94" WA 4/09

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