Chateau Le Pin   Le Pin

2016 Le Pin

By Chateau Le Pin

Current market price

£35,600.00

12x75cl

Highest score

100

POP score

1780

Scores and tasting notes

99-100

There is something decadent and wild about this Le Pin. Medium to full body, yet somehow wild and crazy— exotic. What a finish! This is real Le Pin. The dry weather reduced the production. 18 hectoliters. Reminds me of the unique 1986. Yeah...!

James Suckling - jamessuckling.com, April 4th 2017

98

The medium to deep garnet-purple colored 2016 Le Pin is still very closed, revealing glimpses of preserved plums, blackberry pie and raspberry compote plus suggestions of potpourri, star anise, tobacco, fenugreek and stewed tea plus a waft of hoisin. The medium-bodied palate is opulent, rich and plush with layers of black and red fruit preserves and loads of exotic spice accents, finishing very long and very decadent.

Lisa Perrotti-Brown - The Wine Advocate, 30 November 2018

19

Glowing crimson. Smudgy sweet ink on the nose. Very pure nose. Lifted and lively and real energy. Round and quite delicate and burgundian. Real drive and elegance and polish. This is a real winner! 

Jancis Robinson - jancisrobinson.com

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