2004 Château Pichon-Longueville Baron

Red Bordeaux Blend

  • France
  • Bordeaux
  • Médoc
  • Pauillac

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Community Tasting Note

  • gilrbo Likes this wine:

    April 16, 2018 - PnP then drunk over three evenings. Best was on 2nd evening.
    Color shows still quite young, with a deep and lively garnet red.
    Very intense nose, quite complex, with fruit still, then cedar notes, a balsamic touch, and a faint hint of mushroomy notes.
    Palate is quite remarkable: immediately intense and deep and firm at the same time. Juicy and generous on the midpalate, but without ever losing its firmness and seriousness. Ends almost on a blood, bitter orange note, but on a second sip more towards graphite (or iron perhaps). Also a bit astringent on the finish, but with a very fine texture. Beautiful wine.

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  • Tim Heaton commented:

    4/18/18, 2:26 PM - Great note, cheers

  • gilrbo commented:

    4/19/18, 2:07 AM - Thank you, Tim! I seldom drink Bordeaux, but I have found some interest in that lately...

  • Eric commented:

    5/21/18, 9:00 AM - Gilberto, if you are drinking (and enjoying?) Bordeaux, what is the world coming to? :-)

    I hope that you and your family are doing very well.

  • gilrbo commented:

    5/21/18, 2:13 PM - Isn't it? But at least it's not (yet) CdP... ;-)
    Nice to hear from you, Eric, all well here. Following you and Suzi on Twitter, I can see all the great things you are up to.

  • Eric commented:

    5/21/18, 4:31 PM - Thanks Gilberto, we are trying to keep busy on a few fronts...

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