Chateau Pichon Baron Pauillac 2009 750ml
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Chateau Pichon Baron Pauillac 2009

  • wa98
  • we96
  • ws95


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A deep, very dense lively color. The scents are very fresh, complex, fine and delicate, with black fruit and hints of milder spices. A great sensation of fullness on the palate, with power, richness and tannins that are concentrated yet subtle, clearly defined and smooth. The finish is long-lasting, tasty and fleshy. A wine of great substance, characterized by its plentitude and perfect balance, reflecting the great ripeness of the grapes.
Wine Advocate
  • wa98

Revealing incredible quality and performing better than it did from barrel, the 2009 appears to be the greatest Pichon Longueville Baron since the 1990 and 1989. An amazing opaque blue/purple color is followed by scents of spring flowers, graphite, smoky charcoal, incense, blackberries, blueberries and hints of coffee and chocolate. Incredibly intense, pure and flawlessly constructed with extravagant layers of fruit and richness, this offering has developed beautifully under the management of Christian Seeley. It is a voluptuous, opulent Pichon Longueville Baron that may eclipse anything they have made in the past. This brilliant wine should be at its peak between 2018 and 2045.

February 2012
Wine Enthusiast
  • we96

With a structure that runs between acidity and dark smoky tannins, this is a wine with potential opulence. It's very rich in character, dense and dark. The black plum flavors are dominant, along with excellent acidity. For the long-term.

April 1, 2012
Wine Spectator
  • ws95

This delivers a massive core of black Mission fig, black currant paste and roasted fig fruit, backed by alder wood, bay leaf, singed cedar and maduro tobacco. The finish lets a racy iron note take over. Long and authoritative, with gorgeous acidity giving the balance for long-term cellaring. Best from 2013 through 2030. 13,000 cases made.

March 31, 2012

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