Chateau Pichon-Longueville Baron 1988

Bordeaux Red Blends from Pauillac, Bordeaux, France

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Item No. 13962
  • red wine
  • collectible wine
Ratings Pedigree:
  • 2011
  • WE95
  • ST93
  • WS92
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Winemaker's Notes

A deep color with a slighly orange halo. A fresh, still young nose of soft red fruit. After swirling, the wine reveals its greater airy, spicy complexity. On the palate, its freshness, tannic subtlety and density are nicely combined. An elegant length with a genuine Pauilac character. The vintage is just starting to come round and still has a substantial cellaring potential.

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Pichon-Longueville is located on beautifully gravelly soil in the southern part of the commune of Pauillac. In 1694, Jacques de Pichon, Baron de Longueville, married the daughter of Pierre de Rauzan, who originally created the property. Their descendants remained deeply involved with making fine wine, and Raoul de Pichon-Longueville built the present chateau in 1851. In 1988...

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Learn About Pauillac

(pouy-YACK) The Big Three Home to three premier cru (first growth) chateaux, Pauillac is a leader in quality Bordeaux. Chateaux Latour, Lafite Rothschild and Mouton Rothschild are situated within the Pauillac appellation. Sandwiched between St.-Estephe and St.-Julien, Pauillac wines are big - known for their combination of elegance and power. Notable Facts The gravel...

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Learn About Bordeaux Red Blends

Bordeaux Blends The Fab Five With so much history under its belt, it's no wonder that Bordeaux has figured out the recipe to produce amazing wines. Centuries of making (and drinking) wine led to the blend that has become synonomous with Bordeaux. Winemakers in the New World replicate this formula to create successful blends in their respective regions - you may see Bordeaux blends...

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