Pichon Baron 1998

Current Market Price: £1,120.00 / 12x75cl
Chateau Pichon Baron, Pichon Baron, 1998

Tasting Notes Pichon Baron 1998

92

Tasted at the London Pichon-Baron off-line. This is a great '98 Pauillac. A deep garnet colour. The bouquet is ebullient, ripe, a sense of 'constrained exoticism' with blackberry, creme de cassis and sandalwood. It might lacks a little finesse but it is a captivating perfume. The palate is developing nicely quite primal, good structure with a touch of dried herbs and mint. Drive by pure, cedary Cabernet Sauvignon and a tarry, slight austere finish. Impressive, but give it time. Drink 2011-2020. Tasted May 2009.

Neal Martin
Wine Journal Sep 2009
90

A definitive Pauillac, the dense purple-colored 1998 Pichon-Baron offers up a sweet bouquet of licorice, smoke, asphalt, blackberries, and creme de cassis. In the mouth, the wine is elegant rather than full-blown, with medium body, sweet fruit, nice texture on the attack and mid-palate, and moderate tannin in the long finish. No, this is not as profound as the 1996, 1990 or 1989, but it is an outstanding effort. Anticipated maturity: 2006-2020.

Robert Parker Jr
Wine Advocate #134 April 2001

Pichon Baron Pricing

Wine Vintage Producer Market price Unit size
Pichon Baron 2018 Chateau Pichon Baron POA 12x75cl
Pichon Baron 2017 Chateau Pichon Baron £1,000.00 12x75cl
Pichon Baron 2016 Chateau Pichon Baron £1,240.00 12x75cl
Pichon Baron 2015 Chateau Pichon Baron £1,200.00 12x75cl
Pichon Baron 2015 Chateau Pichon Baron £575.00 6x75cl
Pichon Baron 2014 Chateau Pichon Baron £840.00 12x75cl
Pichon Baron 2013 Chateau Pichon Baron £800.00 12x75cl
Pichon Baron 2012 Chateau Pichon Baron £898.00 12x75cl
Pichon Baron 2011 Chateau Pichon Baron £890.00 12x75cl
Pichon Baron 2010 Chateau Pichon Baron £1,439.00 12x75cl
Pichon Baron 2009 Chateau Pichon Baron £1,550.00 12x75cl
Pichon Baron 2008 Chateau Pichon Baron £959.00 12x75cl
Pichon Baron 2007 Chateau Pichon Baron £1,060.00 12x75cl
Pichon Baron 2006 Chateau Pichon Baron £1,142.00 12x75cl
Pichon Baron 2005 Chateau Pichon Baron £1,344.00 12x75cl
Pichon Baron 2004 Chateau Pichon Baron £1,164.00 12x75cl
Pichon Baron 2003 Chateau Pichon Baron £1,240.00 12x75cl
Pichon Baron 2002 Chateau Pichon Baron £1,140.00 12x75cl
Pichon Baron 2001 Chateau Pichon Baron £1,520.00 12x75cl
Pichon Baron 2000 Chateau Pichon Baron £2,000.00 12x75cl
Pichon Baron 1999 Chateau Pichon Baron £1,150.00 12x75cl
Pichon Baron 1998 Chateau Pichon Baron £1,120.00 12x75cl
Pichon Baron 1997 Chateau Pichon Baron £927.00 12x75cl
Pichon Baron 1996 Chateau Pichon Baron £1,575.00 12x75cl
Pichon Baron 1995 Chateau Pichon Baron £1,300.00 12x75cl
Pichon Baron 1990 Chateau Pichon Baron £2,448.00 12x75cl
Pichon Baron 1989 Chateau Pichon Baron £2,400.00 12x75cl
Pichon Baron 1986 Chateau Pichon Baron £1,404.00 12x75cl
Pichon Baron 1982 Chateau Pichon Baron £3,492.00 12x75cl