Pichon Baron 2017

Current Market Price: £954.00 / 12x75cl
Chateau Pichon Baron, Pichon Baron, 2017

Tasting Notes Pichon Baron 2017

95-97

The grand vin represents 50% of production this year. A blend of 79% Cabernet Sauvignon and 21% Merlot, the 2017 Pichon-Longueville Baron is deep garnet-purple in color and simply sings of vibrant blackcurrants, black cherries and rose hip notes with nuances of potpourri, incense, licorice and pencil shavings plus touches of cigar box and fertile loam. Medium-bodied, super intense and possessing stunning poise, it has very firm, fine-grained tannins and a beautifully silken texture, with bags of freshness and a very long, perfumed finish.

Wine Advocate
Lisa Perrotti-Brown - robertparker.com
95-96

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
93-96

Pichon Baron is one of the sexiest Pauillacs I tasted in 2017. Silky, nuanced and finessed to the core, the 2017 hits all the right notes. In the glass, the 2017 possesses striking aromatic presence, vivid flavors, silky tannins and exceptional balance. In 2017, Pichon Baron is a wine of incomparable elegance and total finesse. I loved it.

Antonio Galloni
Antonio Galloni - vinous.com - May '18
93-95

The 2017 Pichon Baron was picked from 18 to 21 September for the Merlot and 27 September to 3 October for the Cabernet Sauvignon. It has a very sophisticated, pure and quite intense bouquet with black fruit, cedar and potent graphite aromas. This feels very focused and the 80% new oak is seamlessly integrated. The palate is medium-bodied with a smooth entry, very sleek and silky with a gentle grip. There is a lovely sweetness here, perhaps less austere than I was anticipating with a very long, quite spicy finish. Tasted four times with consistent notes.

Neal Martin
Neal Martin - vinous.com - May '18
92-95

This is nice, with dark plum and blackberry compote flavors that have a fleshy edge, while light bay, tobacco and savory notes add range, combining with the vintage’s fresh acidity and bright mineral edge.—J.M.

Wine Spectator
James Molesworth - winespectator.com

Pichon Baron Pricing

Wine Vintage Producer Market price Unit size
Pichon Baron 2018 Chateau Pichon Baron POA 12x75cl
Pichon Baron 2017 Chateau Pichon Baron £954.00 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 £763.00 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 £1,407.00 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 £1,280.00 12x75cl
Pichon Baron 2004 Chateau Pichon Baron £1,164.00 12x75cl
Pichon Baron 2003 Chateau Pichon Baron £1,300.00 12x75cl
Pichon Baron 2002 Chateau Pichon Baron £1,095.00 12x75cl
Pichon Baron 2001 Chateau Pichon Baron £1,555.00 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 £2,100.00 12x75cl