Le Pin 2006

Current Market Price: £25,000.00 / 12x75cl
Chateau Le Pin, Le Pin, 2006

Tasting Notes Le Pin 2006

95

Tasted blind at Southwold ’06 Bordeaux tasting. Since conception this has been a riveting Le Pin from Jacques Thienpont that vied with the ’05 for the upper hand. Here it has a bombastic, take no prisoners, almost exotic bouquet that is still showing a lot of puppy fat, though it calms down with aeration. Excellent delineation with aromas of macerated black cherries, fresh prune, fruitcake and cassis. The palate is rich and decadent, very supple tannins, well balanced, generous and voluptuous with a rounded silky texture towards the decadent, yet controlled finish. It is demonstrating less mineralite than previous bottles, but that will reappear once the sands of time have abraded this Le Pin down. Forget the price, just a gorgeous bottle of wine. Tasted January 2010.

Neal Martin
Wine Journal Jul 2010
93

Exotic, as it often can be, with super-ripe mulberry and black cherry fruit to the point of near-kirsch liqueur, with notes of licorice, truffle, and forest floor, this is a full-bodied, concentrated wine with a slight tannic bite to the finish. There is good freshness, depth, and power, and despite the flamboyant aromatics, this wine needs a good 3-5 years of cellaring and should keep for 15 or more years.

Robert Parker Jr
Wine Advocate #181 Feb 2009

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 £20,350.00 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 £30,240.00 12x75cl
Le Pin 1986 Chateau Le Pin £22,572.00 12x75cl
Le Pin 1982 Chateau Le Pin £117,276.00 12x75cl