Chateau Pichon Lalande 1996 . PauillacClick the image to load the highest resolution version.
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DescriptionChateau Pichon Lalande 1996
"The color is a saturated ruby/purple. The nose suggests sweet, nearly overripe Cabernet Sauvignon, with its blueberry/blackberry/cassis scents intermixed with high quality, subtle, toasty new oak. Deep and full-bodied, with fabulous concentration and a sweet, opulent texture, this wine was singing in full harmony when I tasted it in January. Given the wine's abnormally high percentage of Cabernet Sauvignon, I would suspect it will close down. It possesses plenty of tannin, but the wine's overwhelming fruit richness dominates its personality." (96 pts. Robert Parker, Wine Advocate #122, Apr. 1999)
Estimate: $280 - $375.
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