Chateau Le Pin   Le Pin

1982 Le Pin

By Chateau Le Pin

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Probably not a perfect wine for the classicist, this flamboyant, exotic, lavishly rich, concentrated, low acid fruit bomb exhibits remarkable aromatic complexity (espresso roast, roasted herbs, caramel, chocolate, and oodles of sweet plum, fig, and berry fruit). It is very jammy and incredibly low in acidity, but it is still intact, and the dense plum/garnet color is just beginning to show some lightening at the edge. This is another 1982 that I thought would have one, possibly two feet in the grave at age 27, but lo and behold, it is still going strong. Release price: ($400.00/case)

Robert Parker Jr - The Wine Advocate, 29 June 2009


Tasted at Pebbles/Zachy's 1982 dinner in Hong Kong. Wow. I mean really

Neal Martin - Wine Journal Jan 2013

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