Château Pipeau 2008, Ac St émilion Grand Cru

Bordeaux Right Bank Bordeaux-Right Bank
Bordeaux, France

$29.00 (138131)

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89 pts
4
May 26, 2012

Critic Reviews (2)

John Szabo, MS
John Szabo, MS

An ambitious, extracted, ripe and generously oaked wine for the vintage, Pipeau's 2008 offers tight structure, firm...

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David Lawrason
David Lawrason

This has very generous, sweet almost sensuous nose loaded with new oak spice, cedar and mocha, atop blackberry fruit...

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Community Reviews (2)

Templeton Smith
Templeton Smith

Earthy, woody, smoky, with a very very nice finish. I wish it would linger and linger. Excellent red. Complex, reveals interesting tastes and nose as it comes down to room temperature and as it breathes. Seems to get real smoky after it breathes for a while. Tasted December 2011.

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Robert Kischuk
Robert Kischuk

Smoky, oaky, tannic, yet a pleasure with a mid-week steak.
Definitely would suggest letting it sit for a few years, although the muted fruit makes me wonder....

OK value.

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