Jacques de Pichon Longueville was the first President of the Bordeaux Parliament and came to own this property via a dowry on his marriage to Thérèse, daughter of the owner. Baron Joseph de Pichon Longueville subsequently devided the estate on his deathbed between his sons (who formed Pichon Baron) and his daughters (Pichon Lalande). The family sold Pichon Baron in 1933, but it was when it was sold to the insurance group AXA that Pichon Baron's modern period began. Since 1993 Pichon Baron and all AXA wine estates hvae been managed by Englishman Christian Seely.
Case of 6 Bottles
price shown is under bond
duty paid price: £836.87
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"The 2010 Pichon-Baron has a surly, backward and uncompromising bouquet of layers of black fruit, smoke and melted tar. It feels curmudgeonly compared to the 2009, which one expects, yet I wonder if it will always remain that way. The palate is medium-bodied with firm tannin, great depth, huge grip in the mouth and intense mineralité toward the persistent finish. But this might be a rare case where the finesse of the 2009 shades the 2010. It will need a decade in the bottle and maybe then I will be proven wrong." Neal Martin
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