The Thienpont family’s Chateau Le Pin venture is another garage wine. In an average year, they produce about 6,000 bottles of this fine Pomerol on five acres of land.
The Chateau Le Pin Pomerol 1999 is truly one of the most illustrious wines to come out of Bordeaux. Its fullness comes from the downy levels of mocha, black cherry and currant flavors. It’s a favorite of serious wine collectors.
Chateau Le Pin Pomerol 1999 is full bodied and as loaded with tannins as it is with fruits. This is a wine that opens in the glass, revealing layer after layer of complexity and richness.
With flavors that linger seemingly without end on the palate, this is a wine that will drink well as it ages, especially about twenty years or longer down the road . If you’ve got to compare it to anything at all, think of the exquisite 1990 vintage wine.
Chateau Le Pin Pomerol 1999 will cost you about $900 a bottle.