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Château Pipeau Grand Cru, Mestreguilhem, Prop.-Récolt. Merlot Blend 2005 Wine Review

Château Pipeau Grand Cru, Mestreguilhem, Prop.-Récolt. Merlot Blend 2005

Château Pipeau Grand Cru, Mestreguilhem, Prop.-Récolt. Merlot Blend 2005

A.C., Saint-Émilion, Bordeaux, France

Community Score: 4.6/5

Community Reviews: 2

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Price: $42.95

Drink: Now

Bottle size: 750 ml

Alcohol: 13%

Sweetness: Extra Dry

Wine Type: Red Wine


Winery: Château Pipeau

Agent: Vintages

Product: 502112

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Reviews and Ratings

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rated this wine as 83/100 with the following review:

A swanky label smacking of old world grape, one of France’s most renowned wine regions, a nine year old vintage, the designation of ‘grand cru’ and a price point around $50 sets the bar high. The nose was spot on, filled with spring violets and dark cherry. The taste, equally thrilling; ripe, red, berry driven, toned by earth and leather, the fall of the leg thick and rich as it clung to the glass. Structure and tone, brimming with fruit… and then… nothing.

The taste was wiped from my mouth like it had never been there. The only evidence that remained was the taint of purple on my lips and gums. Surly this can’t be right?! But no amount of sipping, savoring and swilling changed this effect.

Personally, I like a wine that hangs out a while longer. Like the company of a good friend, a good wine shouldn’t be gone too soon. Still, an interesting pick
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