Château Le Pin 2016 - Lot of 1 Bottle
Fixed Price Sale

Château Le Pin 2016

     
  • Black fruit
  •  
  • Gastronomic wine
  •  
  • Icon wine
  • Color:Red
  • 13% 
  • 0.75L
  • Intensity
  • Classic

One of the most sought-after Pomerols by worldwide connoisseurs because of its concentration, sublime substance and aromatic richness. A rare wine. More info

Le Pin's wines stand out for their impressive richness. Woody and aromatic, they develop intense aromas of blackcurrant, caramel, coffee and toast as a result of the new oak. Very distinguished, this wine is a model of purity and smoothness.

Château Le Pin serve at a temperature of 16°C. It will pair perfectly with the following dishes: Tajine de cailles au raisin, Carré dagneau rôti, Châteaubriand grillé.

Peak: 2022-2070

  • Vintage score: 18/20
  • What the experts say...

    "glimpses of preserved plums, blackberry pie and raspberry compote plus suggestions of potpourri, star anise, tobacco, fenugreek and stewed tea plus a waft of hoisin. The medium-bodied palate is opulent, rich and plush with layers of black and red fruit preserves and loads of exotic spice accents, finishing very long and very decadent.", Lisa Perrotti-Brown, Wine Advocate, Novembre 2018

    Lot presentation
    Château Le Pin

    Cuvée presentation

    Le Pin's wines stand out for their impressive richness. Woody and aromatic, they develop intense aromas of blackcurrant, caramel, coffee and toast as a result of the new oak. Very distinguished, this wine is a model of purity and smoothness.

    Information about domain Château Pin

    The properties on the right bank of the Garonne are often microscopic compared to their cousins in the Médoc. And yet the wines that they produce are capable of inspiring passions across the globe! Le Pin is one of these, despite its reputation being relatively recent. In 1979 the Thienpont family, who also own Vieux Château Certan, acquired a small vineyard of just one hectare, which until then had been rented to a winegrower by the owner, Madame Laubie. Six years later, the family acquired a second hectare. Instead of absorbing this little vineyard into the 14 hectares belonging to Vieux Château Certan, the owners decided to produce a separate wine, given the characteristics of the terroir. Consisting of deep gravel mixed with a little clay, the subsoil was formed of the famous hard, iron-rich clay that contributed to the success of the legendary Petrus. Furthermore, like Petrus, the vineyard is planted almost entirely with Merlot. The wine is vinified in stainless steel vats and then aged for 18 to 24 months in oak barrels that are entirely renewed every year. Le Pin is among the frontrunners of Bordeaux wine properties regarding the management of malolactic fermentation in new oak barrels, a delicate procedure that requires constant attention.

    Detailed characteristics

    • Quantity: 1 Bottle
    • Level: 1 into-neck
    • Label: 1 good appearance
    • Origin: Producer
    • Recoverable VAT: Yes
    • Original Wooden Case: No
    • French customs seal: no
    • Alcohol percentage: 13 %
    • Country/Region: Bordeaux
    • Appellation/Wine: Pomerol
    • Producer/Owner: GFA du Château Le Pin
    • Vintage: 2016
    • Color: Red
    • Peak: 2022-2070
    • Service temperature: 16°
    • Viticulture: Conventional 
    • Size (in ha): 2
    • Volume: 7000 bottles
    • Intensity: Classic
    • Dominant aroma: Black fruit
    • Tasting occasion: Gastronomic wine
    • Grape variety: 92% Merlot, 8% Cabernet franc
    Château Le Pin
    Château Le Pin

    Report a problem with this lot ? Report

    FREE COLLECTION FROM OUR WAREHOUSE
    & SHIPPING FROM €9.90 FOR 12 BOTTLES(1)

    (1)For delivery in metropolitan France. More information....

    *Delivery for Christmas*

    Treating yourself or gifting to a loved one? Check our delivery

    (more information here). Need help deciding? Start with a gift card or get some advice from Margaux.