drink-now1995 Ch. Pichon-Longueville-Baron, Pauillac

Product: HK780B
  • The Wine Advocate
    90/100
  • James Suckling
    93/100
  • Vinous
    90/100
  • Drink Now

Description

The 1995 Pichon-Baron is a wine that tasted extremely well several years ago, but I wonder how well it is continuing to evolve. The bouquet feels a little smudged, scents of iodine and cassis merging with blackberry and pencil lead; it is a little meandering and missing a sense of focus. The palate is medium-bodied with supple tannin, crisp acidity and good density, but it doesn’t possess the clarity and detail of more recent vintages. Solid, but lacks flair. Tasted at the Pichon-Baron vertical at the château. - Neil Martin

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[]The Wine Advocate:: 90/100
[]James Suckling:: 93/100    
[]Vinous:: 90/100    
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Bottle Price 75cl $1,550.00
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