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Pichon Baron & Clos Fourtet
06 June 2016

Monday morning sees the release of two big names with huge scores: the mighty Pichon Baron (96-98/100) and Clos Fourtet (95-97/100). The Pichon boasts all the qualities we expect from this noble ‘Super Second’. It is powerful, imposing, muscular Pauillac, packed with ripe, juicy fruit and framed with large-scale tannins. As Neal says, this is right up there with the 2009 and 2010. As for Clos Fourtet, we were massively impressed. This is a wine that subtly seduces; it is graceful and charming, yet there is real latent power that keeps building to reveal wave after wave of glorious fruit. It is a superb, highly nuanced St Emilion from a truly exceptional right bank vintage.

‘The 2015 Pichon Baron is a blend of 77% Cabernet Sauvignon and 23% Merlot picked between 18 September until 9 October. Apparently Christian Seely made use of four additional 80-hectolitre wooden vats that augmented his stainless steel vessels. It has a very pure bouquet with lifted blackcurrant, blueberry and graphite aromas, beautifully delineated, the oak seamlessly embroidered with the fruit. The palate is medium-bodied with very fine tannin. This is disarmingly and utterly harmonious with a startling mineral core. Possibly the most sensual Pichon Baron that I have tasted at this nascent juncture, it gently unfolds in the mouth and leaves with an enormously persistent finish that leaves the senses tingling. If you want to know whether this 2015 is up there with the 2009 or 2010, the answer is unquestionably yes. Drink 2022-2050. 96-98/100’. - Neal Martin, The Wine Advocate    Read More

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