Château Pichon Baron 2000

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All Vintages of this wine
Parker : 97 / 100
J. Robinson : 18 / 20
Wine Advocate-Parker :
The 2000 Château Pichon Baron is just getting better and better and better. Perhaps the magnum format played its part, but nevertheless...just...wow. This is a millennial Left Bank with the keys to the top drawer. It has an incredibly precise, mineral-driven bouquet with intense black fruit infused with cedar and graphite scents. It just reeks of Pauillac in an almost uncompromising, yet compelling manner. The palate is structured, stylish and effortless, extraordinarily pure and unerringly youthful. This is a Pichon Baron saying, You ain't seen nothing yet. You could broach this now if you wanted, but the clever people will wisely bunker this for another decade and gloat from 2025 onward. Tasted January 2016.
BordeauxPauillac
Vineyard
Medoc

Grape varieties
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J. Robinson
18

R. Gabriel
19

Wine Spectator
93

Country
France

Wine certification
AOC

Dessert wine
No

Area
Bordeaux

Appellation
Pauillac

Color
Red

Producer
Château Pichon Baron

Classification
2e cru classe

Parker
97

Allergens
Contains sulphites