2014 Chateau Pichon Baron PauillacBlend from France
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"Our Grand Vin Château Pichon Baron, classified as a 2nd Grand Cru Classé in 1855, is made with grapes from the oldest vines on the estate’s historic plots. This quintessent...
- 95 James Suckling - Jamessuckling.com
- 94 Antonio Galloni - Vinous
- 93 Wine Spectator
95 James Suckling - Jamessuckling.com
"Irony and smoky intensity on the very youthful nose. Really rich and tannic, but as it flows over your palate it becomes more and more suave and complex. This is a concentrated, long-term wine that demands some patience but should richly reward it. Try in 2022."
94 Antonio Galloni - Vinous
"A wine of pure sophistication and class, the 2014 Pichon-Longueville Baron exudes depth and intensity from the very first taste. Super-ripe black cherry, plum, smoke, tobacco and licorice all flesh out in the glass. This is a surprisingly ripe style for the vintage. Readers should give the 2014 at least a few years in bottle to come together. "
93 Wine Spectator
"A solid rendering, with an ample core of cassis, cherry preserves and plum cake backed by energetic, brambly tannins. A singed apple wood accent on the finish adds range. Shows good cut throughout. Best from 2020 through 2035. 13,335 cases made. -JM"
"Our Grand Vin Château Pichon Baron, classified as a 2nd Grand Cru Classé in 1855, is made with grapes from the oldest vines on the estate’s historic plots.
This quintessential Pauillac offers an intense and profound sensory experience of great complexity.
Château Pichon Baron exhibits elegance, intensity and exceptional length on the palate.
It is a wine that improves year after year and can age for over 40 years in the cellar." - Winery
95 - James Suckling - Jamessuckling.com
94 - Antonio Galloni - Vinous
93 - Wine Spectator
|Varietal(s)||Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot|
|Taste||currant, blackberry, cherry, bell pepper, olive, asparagus, spice, ginger, oak, vanilla, black cherry, plum, smoke, toast and tar|
|Nose||currant, blackberry, cherry, cedar, cigar box, violet, rose, truffle, earth, coffee and leather|