Chateau Pichon-Longueville Baron 2018 Cru Classe, Pauillac

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This outstanding Second Growth Bordeaux excelled in the superb 2018 vintage. The 2018 Pichon-Longueville Baron is a blend of 78% Cabernet Sauvignon and 22% Merlot, aged for 18 months in French oak barrels, 80% new and 20% one year old. Wine Enthusiast Magazine awarded this a “Cellar Selection” and scored it a perfect 100 points saying “This great estate in southern Pauillac, facing the Latour vineyard, is at the top of its game. In this release, the tannins are as impressive and dense as the black fruits. Together they form a harmonious ensemble, richly structured, concentrated from the many old vines in the blend, and very age worthy. Drink from 2027.”Decanter Magazine scored this 97 points saying “Grilled cedar and attractive aromatics, with well-handled extraction giving confident but unmistakable oak impact. This is good-quality, showing gentle raspberry leaf aromatics on the opening, savory cassis and bilberry, with pencil lead and crayon appearing along with the tannins as it…

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