Le Pin 2005

Current Market Price: £30,000.00 / 12x75cl
Chateau Le Pin, Le Pin, 2005

Tasting Notes Le Pin 2005

96

Tasted single blind at Southwold. Layers of glycerine on the luxuriant nose, almost honeyed in texture with saturated plumy fruit that belies a sense of minerality underneath. A Merlot-driven entry: medium-bodied, not as tannic as I was expected but very elegant. Fine tannins, bright red-berried fruit, strawberry and a touch of redcurrant. Very opulent and lush towards the finish. Precocious. Drink 2013-2030+ Tasted January 2009.

Neal Martin
Wine Journal Jul 2009
93

While I would not rank the 2005 Le Pin as highly as the 2001, 2000, 1998, 1989, 1983, or 1982, it is still a beautiful wine offering a deep ruby/purple color along with an open-knit nose of caramel, coconut, coffee, melted chocolate, and sweet, jammy black cherry and currant fruit. The alluring fragrance is followed by an opulent, luscious Pomerol with flamboyant flavors of ripe black fruits intermixed with hints of roasted herbs, meat juices, plums, and Asian spices. Unfortunately, the world’s billionaires quickly gobble up Le Pin’s 500 cases, even at preposterously high prices. Anticipated maturity: 2012-2025.

Robert Parker Jr
Wine Advocate #176 April 2008

Le Pin Pricing

Wine Vintage Producer Market price Unit size
Le Pin 2018 Chateau Le Pin POA 12x75cl
Le Pin 2018 Chateau Le Pin £8,100.00 3x75cl
Le Pin 2017 Chateau Le Pin £23,904.00 12x75cl
Le Pin 2017 Chateau Le Pin £5,650.00 3x75cl
Le Pin 2016 Chateau Le Pin £30,000.00 12x75cl
Le Pin 2015 Chateau Le Pin £29,000.00 12x75cl
Le Pin 2014 Chateau Le Pin £20,000.00 12x75cl
Le Pin 2013 Chateau Le Pin £1,870.00 12x75cl
Le Pin 2012 Chateau Le Pin £21,600.00 12x75cl
Le Pin 2011 Chateau Le Pin £19,800.00 12x75cl
Le Pin 2010 Chateau Le Pin £35,000.00 12x75cl
Le Pin 2010 Chateau Le Pin £9,188.00 3x75cl
Le Pin 2009 Chateau Le Pin £36,500.00 12x75cl
Le Pin 2009 Chateau Le Pin £9,750.00 3x75cl
Le Pin 2008 Chateau Le Pin £22,320.00 12x75cl
Le Pin 2007 Chateau Le Pin £21,972.00 12x75cl
Le Pin 2006 Chateau Le Pin £25,000.00 12x75cl
Le Pin 2005 Chateau Le Pin £30,000.00 12x75cl
Le Pin 2004 Chateau Le Pin £26,190.00 12x75cl
Le Pin 2003 Chateau Le Pin POA 12x75cl
Le Pin 2002 Chateau Le Pin £22,000.00 12x75cl
Le Pin 2002 Chateau Le Pin £11,000.00 6x75cl
Le Pin 2001 Chateau Le Pin £36,500.00 12x75cl
Le Pin 2001 Chateau Le Pin £18,650.00 6x75cl
Le Pin 2000 Chateau Le Pin £54,000.00 12x75cl
Le Pin 1999 Chateau Le Pin £24,000.00 12x75cl
Le Pin 1998 Chateau Le Pin £39,900.00 12x75cl
Le Pin 1997 Chateau Le Pin £20,128.00 12x75cl
Le Pin 1996 Chateau Le Pin £25,308.00 12x75cl
Le Pin 1995 Chateau Le Pin £25,800.00 12x75cl
Le Pin 1990 Chateau Le Pin £54,024.00 12x75cl
Le Pin 1989 Chateau Le Pin £29,916.00 12x75cl
Le Pin 1986 Chateau Le Pin £22,572.00 12x75cl
Le Pin 1982 Chateau Le Pin £117,276.00 12x75cl