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Pichon-Longueville Baron Vertical 1982-2006


Join us for our MOST premium fine wine vertical to date, on the Super Second Growth of Pichon-Longueville Baron in Pauillac, Bordeaux. The tasting will discover several wonderful vintages spanning three decades including three of the 'great' vintages; 1982, 1990 and 2005.

Château Pichon-Longueville Baron, a leading Pauillac 2éme Cru Classé estate, is one of Bordeaux's most illustrious "super seconds". In 1987 it was bought by the AXA Millésimes Group, who also own Cantenac-Brown, Petit-Village and Suduiraut. AXA built a state of the art winery and cellar at Pichon-Longueville Baron, while, in 2000, Christian Seely took over from Jean-Michel Cazesas as general manager. Pichon-Longueville-Baron's 73-hectare vineyard (70% Cabernet Sauvignon, 25% Merlot, and 5% Cabernet Franc) runs adjacent to that of Château Latour and lies on deep gravel beds. The wines are definitive Pauillac; structured and powerful with layers of complexity.

If a 2nd Growth were to be elevated up into the heights of the 1st Growths, like Latour and Lafite, then Pichon-Longueville Baron would be a very strong contender.

Wines on Tasting (7):

1982 - 18.5 CC, 18 JR, 94 WS, 92 T (£225)1990 - 18 CC, 18 JR, 94 WS, 93 T, 5 D (£225)1995 - 17 JR, 89 T, 4 D (£105)1996 - 17 CC, 16 JR, 90 T, 4 D (£125)1999 - 17 CC, 16.5 JR, 90 T, 4 D (£90)2005 - 17.5 JR, 94 WS, 94 T, 5 D (£115)2006 - 15.5 JR, 92 WS, 92 T, 5 D (£85)

Event details

Date Thursday 11 October 2012
Time 7pm to 9pm
Event type Tutored tasting
Cost £100
Booking required? Yes
Venue details The Wine Cellars, 71 Townmead Road, Fulham, SW6 2ST, London, London, United Kingdom