2017 Château Pichon-Longueville (Baron), Cru Classé Pauillac

This is a really unique Pichon Baron: the fruit is astonishing, with lovely flavour and energy and impressive length. It's complex and long, and carried along with wonderful freshness. This is impressive and delicious.

Critic score
95.5/100

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WINE DETAILS

  • Region & country
    Pauillac, Médoc, Bordeaux, France
  • Maturity
    Young 2020 - 2035
  • Colour
    Red
  • Sweetness
    Dry
  • Style
    Still
  • Unit Volume
    Bottle (75cl.)
2017 Château Pichon-Longueville (Baron), Cru Classé Pauillac

TASTING NOTES

This is very centered and focused on the mid-palate with beautiful currant, coffee and walnut character. Full-bodied and superfine. Strong tannins and a long and bright finish. Lots of blackcurrants and blackberries in the end.

James Suckling, jamessuckling.com (April 2018)
(95—96)/100