Category Archives: Château Pichon Baron

En primeurs tasting 2013 Bordeaux

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We are in the middle of the en primeurs tasting season here in Bordeaux, and the atmosphere in the tasting room at Pichon is pretty positive. In spite of the difficulties of the growing season there are some good red wines in 2013, and the Sauternes are lovely. Most of the tasters I have talked [...]

2013 Harvest in Bordeaux

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I thought it might be time to give an account of the 2013 harvest as we experienced it in our various properties. There has been a fair amount of ill-informed comment on the millesime in the press (if you weren’t there in the vineyard during the harvest and if you haven’t tasted the wine, then how could the comment be anything else?) and so it could be useful to have a view from the properties.

Primeurs Tasting week for 2012 Bordeaux – Château Pichon-Longueville Baron – part 2 (VIDEOS)

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Jean-René Matignon – Technical Director of Château Pichon-Longueville “2012 is a delicious wine, which is first characterized by a very precise fruit at the aromatic level, very ripe red and black fruits. Concerning the texture of the wine, the tannins are silky, very smooth, fine, balanced and above all there is a beautiful acidity that [...]