laying-down2009 Ch. Pichon-Longueville-Baron, Pauillac

Product: 2009-0750-00-8008769
  • The Wine Advocate
    96/100
  • Robert Parker
    98/100
  • Jancis Robinson
    18/20
  • Wine Spectator
    92-95/100
  • For laying down

Description

The 2009 Pichon-Baron just exudes gorgeous ripe, damson and mulberry fruit which blends seamlessly with the fantastic silky, supple, fine-grained tannins. The wonderful thing about this wine is its sense of coolness, incredible given that the blend comprises 33% Merlot which was often very hot in 2009 (the remainder being 67% Cabernet Sauvignon). Christian Seely attributes this to the wonderful terroir of the best Merlot plots around the château, the ones right next to Ch. Latour. This is elegance personified; a truly great wine.

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[]The Wine Advocate:: 96/100
[]Robert Parker:: 98/100    
[]Jancis Robinson:: 18/20
[]Wine Spectator:: 92-95/100    
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Bottle Price 75cl $1,700.00
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