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  • Beef
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2010 Chateau Le Pin Bordeaux Blend

  • Bordeaux Blend
  • 750ML
  • JS100
  • RP100
  • JL99
  • WS98
  • JR93

Reviews

JS100
James Suckling - jamessuckling.com, November 2013
Dreamlike deep nose with blackberries, graphite and some smoky notes. Opens with licorice, vanilla and red fruit. Full and intensely fruity on the palate with lots of dark berries. Complex, dense and deeply structured... Dreamlike deep nose with blackberries, graphite and some smoky notes. Opens with licorice, vanilla and red fruit. Full and intensely fruity on the palate with lots of dark berries. Complex, dense and deeply structured with polished tannins and a great finish that just goes on and on. The balance is amazing. Even better than 2009. Drink from 2018.
RP100
Robert Parker's Wine Advocate - Robert Parker's Wine Advocate, February 2013
Made from 100% Merlot (one percent for each rating point I’ve assigned), this wine is explosively rich and compelling. Dense plum/purple, it boasts the remarkable delineation and freshness that are hallmarks of this... Made from 100% Merlot (one percent for each rating point I’ve assigned), this wine is explosively rich and compelling. Dense plum/purple, it boasts the remarkable delineation and freshness that are hallmarks of this vintage. From a much smaller production than normal because of Merlot’s poor flowering, the very hot, dry growing and harvest conditions, this is a super-endowed, very rich Le Pin with its exotic new oak largely buried behind its extravagant concentration, power and richness. I don’t know what its natural alcohol level is, but I suspect it is pushing 15% in 2010. Rich, tannic, but exceptionally well-endowed, this is a sublime example of Merlot at its very finest. Forget it for 5-7 years (which is somewhat unusual for Le Pin) and drink it over the following three decades. - Robert Parker
JL99
Jeff Leve - TheWineCellarInsider.com, April 2011
Le Pin fills the room with pungent scents of oak spice exotic citrus oils smoke plums fennel and fresh flowers. The wine drenches your palate with silky velvet laced textures and waves of rich ripe sweet pure extract of... Le Pin fills the room with pungent scents of oak spice exotic citrus oils smoke plums fennel and fresh flowers. The wine drenches your palate with silky velvet laced textures and waves of rich ripe sweet pure extract of plum liqueur Maraschino cherries and orange rind. The long seamless intense finish is pure decadence. Le Pin is one of the most interesting Pomerol wines to taste. Aside from amazing high prices its main problem is the wine lacks consistency. It doesn't always perform as one would expect. Yet when it is on Le Pin is a Pomerol without peer.
WS98
Wine Spectator - Wine Spectator, March 2013
Delivers the distilled essence of raspberry and kirsch fruit, from the captivating aromas to the racy, palate-coating feel, echoing nearly endlessly through the finish. There's also notes of briar, lightly pebbly... Delivers the distilled essence of raspberry and kirsch fruit, from the captivating aromas to the racy, palate-coating feel, echoing nearly endlessly through the finish. There's also notes of briar, lightly pebbly tannins and a lingering hint of allspice to give this a shimmering background effect. In the end, this is primarily about the stunning purity of fruit on display. Best from 2017 through 2040. – JM
JR93
Jancis Robinson - Jancis Robinson's Purple Pages, January 2014
Slightly green note but otherwise excellent and beautiful. I'm sure I'd love it if presented with it alone! Glossy and juicy. 18/20