Chateau Pichon Longueville Baron 2012

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Classification Cru Classe
Type Red
Brand Chateau Pichon Longueville Baron
Vintage 2012
Country France
Region Bordeaux, Pauillac
Volume 0,75
Condition From Original Wooden Case
Label Perfect
Stock 7

Professionele reviews

BOW (8.5)

Parker (92)

A strong effort from this Pauillac chateau, most of the old vine Cabernet Sauvignon from their parcels near Latour made it into the 2012 Pichon Longueville Baron’s final blend of 80% Cabernet Sauvignon and 20% Merlot. A dense purple color is accompanied by an attractive bouquet of incense, cassis, cedar and toasty oak. It is medium to full-bodied as well as bigger, richer and brawnier than most Medoc 2012s. Noticeable tannin in the finish suggests 3-4 years of cellaring is warranted. Drink it over the following two decades.

Winespectator / James Suckling (93)

Score: 91-94
Features a bright, lively, leafy edge, with cassis bush and tobacco framing the slightly tangy core of red currant and black cherry, showing a solid note of iron. Cuts a distinctive profile, displaying sappy intensity through the finish.

Other (18)

Rene Gabriel rates this wine 18/20 points.