SHIP TO
Proceed to Checkout
loading cart
close

We have added the following products to your shopping cart from a previous visit:

Chateau Pipeau 2008

Bordeaux Red Blends from St-Emilion, Bordeaux, France

Price: $38.00 $29.99
Save $8.01 (21%)
Item No. 115288
  • RP90
  • WS90
Style: Big & Bold

Wine Style Guide

Light & Fruity

Red wines that are more fruit-forward and lighter in tannin and body.

Smooth & Supple

Medium bodied reds that go down easy, with smooth tannins and supple fruit.

Earthy & Spicy

Wines where earthy and/or spicy dominate the flavors – typically medium to full body.

Big & Bold

Full bodied wines that have concentrated fruit and are higher in alcohol and/or tannins. Some need age.

Ratings Pedigree:

Winemaker's Notes

From one vintage to the next, one of the strengths of Chateau Pipeau is to offer consistent style and personality. It is a wine with expressive fruit, an opulent nose of red berries, roundness on the palate, with good length and a harmonious and elegant finish. Chateau Pipeau is very delightfull when young but it also has all the qualities for laying-down of a really great Saint-Emilion!

Critical Acclaim

"Offers lots of dark coffee, bittersweet cocoa and roasted fig aromas and flavors laid over muscular tannins. The smoky, broad finish rumbles along."
90 Points

"This sexy, seductive 2008 offers abundant notes of Asian plum sauce, blueberries and black currants, a seductive, plush texture, impressive purity and a long, elegant finish. Dark ruby/purple and medium to full-bodied, this wine should be drunk now and over the next 8-10 years."
90 Points

Customer Reviews Sign In to Add Your Own

Rating:
(6/2/2012)
My collection is from 2002 thru 2008. I fell in love this wine when I visited St. Emillion. It typically is rated 90& better, The price not outragious. Everything is there aroma, essence, esters, taste before , during and esp., after which for me is important.
Please sign in or create a profile to rate

flosseye - Harrisburg, PA (read all my reviews)

Rating:
(3/28/2014)
First glass so so. Second glass an hour later...FANTASTIC. Good nose, good mouth feel, good finish. I will buy again...and decant!
Please sign in or create a profile to rate

walktard - Tahoe City, CA (read all my reviews)

Rating:
(9/20/2012)
Fruit was a little buried by the tannins and acid initially, but made an appearance after about 2 hours of decanting.
Please sign in or create a profile to rate

Learn About Chateau Pipeau Map ItMap It

In the beginning was the Castle Pipeau. His vines now have nearly half a century of middle age and are derived from the work of three generations of the family Mestreguilhem. Rooted three kilometres from Saint-Emilion, the property was the subject of much attention. And the lines slopes as vines climbing to close ranks gave substance to a Grand Cru Saint-Emilion. Over time, the...

Read More About Chateau Pipeau

Learn About St-Emilion

(saint eh-meel-YOHN) Medieval Village, Modern Wine A region named after the charming, quaint historical town in Bordeaux, St-Émilion is situated on the right bank of Bordeaux. It's grapes of choice are Merlot and Cabernet Franc (called Bouchet on the right bank). The region has its own classification system, updated and revised every few years. Two of the hottest chateaux...

Read More About St-Emilion

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...

Read More About Bordeaux Red Blends

Related Products
Winemaker's Notes This growth belonged to the Bonie family for more than a century before being purchased in 1956 by ...
This estate spent more of its life under the name of Chateau Belair. The Bordeaux wine property was renamed in ...
Critical Acclaim "A very direct, compact and muscular style, with a dark core of currant, steeped blueberry and plum notes, ...
YNG215226_2008

About Professional Ratings

close
Please login or create an account to create a wine list.
close
close
New Arrival Alert
Also sign me up for Wine.com emails featuring deals, trends and new arrivals
Your alert has been added!

Remember, you can go to my account > my alerts to view/edit your alerts at any time (or click here if you want to see them now!)
Sign up and Save:

Be the first to know about new arrivals, recently rated wines and special promotions.


Sign up now to receive your welcome offer!

Email Address:
Verify Email Address:
First Name:
Last Name:
Zip Code:
Date of Birth:
(must be over 21)
 


Membership Benefits


  • • Unlimited FREE ground shipping.
  • • Fast & convenient delivery to your door.
  • • Shop with confidence, satisfaction guaranteed.

Ship on us for a month!

Start My Free Trial

After your free trial, Steward-Ship is just $49/year.

*Some exclusions apply

close popup