|Pack Size||Source||Qty||You Sell||You Buy||Qty||Action|
|12 x 0.75L||BI Stock IB||2 cs||£1,075.00||£1,210.00||1 cs|
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A tannic, super-concentrated effort from Pichon-Lalande, this is a blend of 51% Cabernet Sauvignon, 34% Merlot, 9% Cabernet Franc, and 6% Petit Verdot, from yields of only 33 hectolitres per hectare (45 hectolitres in 2000). It possesses a saturated purple colour in addition to a firm but promising bouquet of figs, black currant liqueur, licorice, lavender and background smoky oak. Tannic, classically structured, exceptionally pure and layered as well as tremendously persistent and long in the mouth, this will not be a wine to drink in its youth. Medium-bodied it will require 7-8 years of cellaring. It is a very impressive but structured effort from this famous estate. Anticipated maturity: 2012-2025.
Robert Parker (Wine Advocate #158, Apr 2005)
Tasted blind at Farr’s 2002 Bordeaux tasting. The nose is rather subdued here, leafy with sous-bois character, tobacco and scorched earth. It does lack some vigour and there is a musty quality that I cannot put my finger on. The palate has rounded tannins, quite Burgundian in texture with black cherries and raspberry, harmonious but slightly under-ripe towards the finish. Tasted October 2009.
– eRobertParker.com, Jan 2010
Quality 858 | Brand 992 | Economics 954 |
Quality: Above the average quality score of its peer group for the 2002 vintage, 662 Brand: Strong restaurant presence, featuring on 36 of the world's top wine lists, including Amber - Mandarin Oriental Economics: Below its peer group average price of £91 for the 2002 vintage Production: Lower production than its peer group average of 151,058 bottles
- www.wine-lister.com June 2017