Recent tastings

Chateau Pichon-Longueville-Baron Vertical

Derek - Thu, December 17, 2015

Vertical tasting of Château Pichon-Longueville Baron

Pauillac 2eme Cru

Château Pichon-Longueville Baron 2012

92 2019-30

Herbal fresh black fruits the nose is bright the palate very cassis dominated. There is mid concentration depth of fruit the black fruits backed by liquorice. Fresher at the back the finish is lighter with good length.

Château Pichon-Longueville Baron 2011

92 2020-30

Fresh fruits the nose is light the palate starts with bramble freshness. There is more depth of fruit in the middle sweeter at the back with black cherry richness on the finish.

Château Pichon-Longueville Baron 2010

96 2023-40

Brooding depth the nose has a rich mix of cassis and black cherry the palate rich with layers of flavour. The tannins are firm but fine supporting but not dominating and at the back there is sweet fruit depth of flavour on the finish.

Château Pichon-Longueville Baron 2003

91 2015-22

Rich and sweet on the nose the palate has fleshy black fruits supple on the mid palate. Although there is some mid acidity a balancing freshness the back palate has breadth the finish has the richness of ripe black fruits.

Château Pichon-Longueville Baron 1998

92 2015-28

The nose is firm with a mix of fresh black fruits the start of the palate still a bit tight. More depth in the middle ripe cassis is backed by firm black cherry a classic structure. There is depth of fruit at the back the finish though quite fresh with length of flavour.

www.pichonbaron.com

www.farrvintners.com

Chateau Pichon-Longueville-Baron Vertical
Smedley's Wine Library Wine Library Wine of the week Wine of the Week