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2014 Pichon Baron

By Chateau Pichon Baron

2014 Pichon Baron from Château Pichon Baron, Pauillac, Bordeaux

In the constellation of Bordeaux's elite, the 2014 Pichon Baron from Château Pichon Baron shines with a steady gleam, offering investors and connoisseurs a celestial encounter. A vintage that whispered excellence rather than shouted it; 2014 is marked by its poise and classic structure.

 

Elegance in the wake of challenge

The 2014 Pichon Baron intricately weaves the tapestry of a year that began with trepidation. A miraculously dry and sunny September was Bordeaux's saving grace, ripening the grapes just enough to achieve balance. What emerged from Château Pichon Baron was a wine resplendent with cool fruit precision and measured tannic embrace.

A single sip reveals layers of cassis, entwined with graphite and subtle oak nuances – a nod to the expertly managed élevage this wine enjoys. It is these touches of genius in vinification that elevate the 2014 vintage above others from recent memory.

 

The investment potential of composure

An emblematic feature of this particular release is its cellar-worthy character. The 2014 Pichon Baron is a statue carved out of Pauillac terroir - stoic today, with potential for elegance to emerge over time. This confers upon it a solemn promise of maturation and enrichment, attributes prized by investors seeking longevity and evolution in every bottle.

The structured profile, laced with vibrant dark fruits and a pleasant tannic frame, ensures that each bottle preserves the quintessential aura of Pauillac while telling its own story of this understated yet sincere vintage.

With each passing year, the 2014 Pichon Baron gracefully strides into a more complex personality. It stands proudly as one of those creations that will vindicate the patience of those wise enough to invest now, rewarding them with a truly remarkable tasting journey in the years to come.

Current market price

HK$11,240.00

12x75cl

Highest score

96

POP score

73.75

Scores and tasting notes

95-96

No tasting note available.

James Suckling - Jamesuckling.com (04/2015)

93-95

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Neal Martin - The Wine Advocate

94

No tasting note available.

Tim Atkin - TimAtkin.com (04/2015)

92-95

No tasting note available.

Wine Spectator - The Wine Spectator

17

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Jancis Robinson - JancisRobinson.com

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