Pichon Baron 2012

Cult Wines Price: £880.00 / 12x75cl
Chateau Pichon Baron, Pichon Baron, 2012

Tasting Notes Pichon Baron 2012

93

This wine builds on the palate with pretty currants and berries. Full body, with a tender core of fruit and a tannins structure that builds on the palate. It is precise and fresh. Creamy fruit and ripe tannins.

James Suckling
jamessuckling.com, April 4th 2013
92-94

Tasted en primeur at the chateau. A blend of 80% Cabernet Sauvignon and 20% Merlot picked between 1st and 17th October, the old vines picked form 8th October. It has a strict, quite conservative bouquet that is very focused: sous-bois, graphite and just a touch of mint. The palate is medium-bodied with a grainy entry. There is a good edginess here lent by the citric acidity with a very composed, harmonious finish that lingers nicely in the mouth. Very fine

Neal Martin
Wine Journal May 2013
90-93

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.

Robert Parker Jr
Wine Advocate #206

Pichon Baron Pricing

Wine Vintage Producer Market price Unit size
Pichon Baron 2018 Chateau Pichon Baron POA 12x75cl
Pichon Baron 2017 Chateau Pichon Baron £964.00 12x75cl
Pichon Baron 2016 Chateau Pichon Baron £1,227.00 12x75cl
Pichon Baron 2015 Chateau Pichon Baron £1,200.00 12x75cl
Pichon Baron 2014 Chateau Pichon Baron £850.00 12x75cl
Pichon Baron 2013 Chateau Pichon Baron £800.00 12x75cl
Pichon Baron 2012 Chateau Pichon Baron £880.00 12x75cl
Pichon Baron 2011 Chateau Pichon Baron £900.00 12x75cl
Pichon Baron 2010 Chateau Pichon Baron £1,340.00 12x75cl
Pichon Baron 2009 Chateau Pichon Baron £1,470.00 12x75cl
Pichon Baron 2008 Chateau Pichon Baron £1,130.00 12x75cl
Pichon Baron 2007 Chateau Pichon Baron £1,080.00 12x75cl
Pichon Baron 2006 Chateau Pichon Baron £1,180.00 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 £1,380.00 12x75cl
Pichon Baron 2002 Chateau Pichon Baron £1,096.00 12x75cl
Pichon Baron 2001 Chateau Pichon Baron £1,385.00 12x75cl
Pichon Baron 2000 Chateau Pichon Baron £2,400.00 12x75cl
Pichon Baron 1999 Chateau Pichon Baron £1,400.00 12x75cl
Pichon Baron 1998 Chateau Pichon Baron £1,312.00 12x75cl
Pichon Baron 1997 Chateau Pichon Baron £1,040.00 12x75cl
Pichon Baron 1996 Chateau Pichon Baron £1,568.00 12x75cl
Pichon Baron 1995 Chateau Pichon Baron £1,500.00 12x75cl
Pichon Baron 1990 Chateau Pichon Baron £2,748.00 12x75cl
Pichon Baron 1989 Chateau Pichon Baron £2,600.00 12x75cl
Pichon Baron 1986 Chateau Pichon Baron £3,000.00 12x75cl
Pichon Baron 1982 Chateau Pichon Baron £1,950.00 12x75cl