Chateau Pibran, 1989 (Short tasting)


Winery
Château Pichon Longueville
Country
France
Region / Subregion
Bordeaux / Pauillac
Bottle size
0.75l
Grape(s)
Cabernet Franc: 10%
Cabernet Sauvignon: 60%
Merlot: 25%
Petit Verdot: 5%
Rating
81 WB

Fill level
Label condition
Capsule condition
Eye
Clearness:
clear
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Color depth:
rich
Nose
Aroma:
Cellar ground, Wet leaves, Cigar box, Leather
Mouth
Sweetness:
lovely
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Acid:
hinted

Aroma:
Tar, Dried fruits, Raisins, Coffee
Palate
Body:
slightly
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Alcoholic strength:
slightly
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Consistency:
delicate
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Intensity:
medium

Aroma:
Acetone, Chocolate, Raisins, Plum, Vanilla
Overall impression
Actually a great wine. But is now definitely too old. Only very sporadically fruit notes, but constantly increasing oxidative flavors. Has really great phases but he is over after about 45mins. In Short "drink or tilt immediately".