2006 Ch Pichon Baron 2ème Cru Pauillac - 12x75cl
  • Colour Red
  • Producer Château Pichon-Longueville Baron
  • Region Pauillac
  • Drinking 2015 - 2028
  • Case size 12x75cl
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2006 - Ch Pichon Baron 2ème Cru Pauillac - 12x75cl

  • Colour Red
  • Producer Château Pichon-Longueville Baron
  • Region Pauillac
  • Drinking 2015 - 2028
  • Case size 12x75cl
  • Available Now
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Case price: £1,694.47 Duty Paid inc VAT
Equivalent Bottle Price: £141.20 Duty Paid inc VAT
Case price: £1,380.00 In Bond
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  • Goedhuis, May 2007, Score: 91-93

    The 2006 Pichon Baron is masculine and rich with flavours of ripe blueberry, cassis and pencil lead. Full-bodied with notable freshness and a velvety palate that finishes on structure and depth. Rather pensive and distinguished...and very Pauillac.

  • Neal Martin, January 2019, Score: 90

    The 2006 Pichon-Baron has the same showy crème de cassis–tinged bouquet that I have remarked upon in previous bottles, pure but missing the complexity of the 2004 and 2005. The medium-bodied palate is bold and assertive, with thick, chewy tannin, but the class and sophistication are not at the level I would expect. It offers volume and matière but not panache. I am intrigued to see how it will age. Tasted at the Pichon-Baron vertical at the château.

  • Robert Parker, February 2009, Score: 92

    Closed but promising, this is a tannic, masculine style of wine in 2006, with an inky bluish/purple color as well as aromas of incense, charcoal, smoked meats, and the classic creme de cassis that one finds in the top Pauillacs. The aromatics are still retrained, but the wine is full-bodied in the mouth, tannic, backward, and set for a relatively long life. This is not one of the profound wines from Pichon Longueville Baron, but it is certainly a top-flight success for the vintage. Anticipated maturity: 2014-2028.

  • Robert Parker, April 2007, Score: 92-94

    A strong effort from this well-run estate, Pichon Baron's 2006 exhibits an inky/purple color aswell as a sweet, pure nose of black currants, cedar, and smoky new oak. Full-bodied with ripe tannin, impressive concentration, and a layered mouthfeel, this is another noteworthy offering from an estate that has been remarkably successful over the last 15+ years. Anticipated maturity: 2012-2025+.

  • Jancis Robinson, May 2007, Score: 17.5++

    70% Cabernet Sauvignon, 28% Merlot, 2% Cabernet Franc. 56% of the production went into the grand vin (just about average) from the same terroirs every year. Thick and dense colour. Scented, sleek, dry, compact. Bit of mulberry. Very high IPT at 83 but it doesn't taste like it. Masses of inky stuff but pretty mellow too fine and silky texture. Well donebecause there is freshness too. Very slightly dry on the finish certainly not voluptuous but actually quite supple. No greenness.


Château Pichon-Longueville Baron

Along with Pichon Lalande, this estate was only one of two Pauillacs to be classified as a secondgrowth in 1855. They have rivalled each other ever since. However, Pichon Baron has remained inthe shadow of its more illustrious neighbour often enabling it to provide good value for money.



Due south of St Estèphe lies the appellation of Pauillac, the king of Left Bank communes. It is home to three first growths as well as a plethora of other classified growths. Pauillac's renowned well-draining, gravelly soils enable its dominant grape Cabernet Sauvignon to reach fantastic heights of complexity and concentration. As a result, Pauilac's wines tend to be full-bodied with compact tannins and good freshness. Its aromatics are often what one associates with classic Bordeaux: pencil shavings, black currant and occasional mint. Some of the most famous châteaux of the commune are Latour, Mouton Rothschild, Lafite Rothschild, Pichon Baron, Pichon Lalande and Lynch Bages.