1996 Pichon-Longueville Baron Bordeaux Blend

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  • Bordeaux Blend
  • 1.5L
  • WS 92
  • WA 91

Reviews for 1996 Pichon-Longueville Baron Bordeaux Blend

WS 92
Wine Spectator - Wine Spectator, January 1999
Marvelous aromas of raspberry coconut and mineral. Full-bodied with superbly well-integrated yet powerful tannins. Chewy and fruity finish. Needs a lot of time to mellow...
WA 91
Robert Parker's Wine Advocate - Robert Parker's Wine Advocate, April 1999
Pichon Longueville Baron's 1996 has turned out to be even better than I thought from cask. The high percentage of Cabernet Sauvignon in the blend (about 80%) resulted in a wine that has put on weight in the bottle. An... Pichon Longueville Baron's 1996 has turned out to be even better than I thought from cask. The high percentage of Cabernet Sauvignon in the blend (about 80%) resulted in a wine that has put on weight in the bottle. An opaque purple color is accompanied by beautiful aromas of tobacco new saddle leather roasted coffee and cassis. It is dense medium to full-bodied and backward with moderately high tannin but plenty of sweet fruit glycerin and extract to balance out the wine's structure. This well-endowed...