The 1986 is the most tannic, as well as the largest-framed Pichon-Lalande in over three decades. Whether it will ultimately eclipse the 1982 is doubtful, but it will be longer-lived. Dark ruby/purple, with a tight yet profound bouquet of cedar, blackcurrants, spicy oak, and minerals, this full-bodied, deeply concentrated, exceptionally well-balanced wine is, atypically, too brawny and big to drink young. Anticipated maturity: 1994-2015.
*This wine is from an unopened original wood case.
1 inch below the shoulder. Label is excellent shape. Purchased from validated auction house. I...
This wine is from a single owner, properly cellared. Mid shoulder fill. Historically important, 1973...
Pure Martha's with its minty currant flavors, there's a touch of maturity, with cedar, earth...