1986 Pichon-Baron, Pauillac (bin soiled label, oxidized capsule)
Amazingly elegant and complex featuring rich cedar, currant, black cherry and cassis notes, with grace, harmony and the kind of structure that should ensure it will age beautifully until the turn of the century. The aftertaste echoes cherry flavors.
Robert Parker's Wine Advocate
...The 1986 has turned out to be one of the best wines made from (Pichon-Longueville Baron). Deep black/ruby in color, with a fragrant, expansive bouquet of oak and blackcurrants, this brawny, full-bodied, rich wine has plenty of tannin yet, atypically for the vintage, a pleasing suppleness...