Château Pipeau 2011, Ac St Emilion Grand Cru

Bordeaux Right Bank Bordeaux-Right Bank
Bordeaux, France

$37.95 (302018)

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Critic Reviews (5)

John Szabo, MS
John Szabo, MS

Update June 2015: This has evolved favorably as predicted, and although still a bit green and dusty, I like the range...

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Steve Thurlow
Steve Thurlow

It has taken a while for the 2011 vintage to come around but it is now, after a couple of hours in a decanter, quite...

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David Lawrason
David Lawrason

This popular Bordeaux borrows heavily from New World technique, and lots of oak. It has a very generous, ripe and...

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Michael Godel
Michael Godel

An interesting Pipeau, a touch hot and tough to articulate. Smoky, admittedly seductive but also sunburnt, as if it...

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Sara d'Amato
Sara d'Amato

The 2011 Pipeau is hard, tart, astringent above all, tannic - a very tough nut to crack at the moment. The fruit is...

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Community Reviews (2)

optimalpanda
optimalpanda

Smooth drinking and well rounded Château Pipeau 2011 provides a sharp, almost peppery taste when it first hits the tongue which breaks way to a rather significant flavour of cherries and black currant. Deeper tasting reveals hints of olives, woodiness, and fresh tannins, but the tannins are curbed by a mild sweetness. Also offers a clean finish with a hint of chalkiness. I feel age will only improve this. Not one to miss. Tasted December 2014.

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