Griffons de Pichon Baron

Bordeaux, France   |  Hearty Red   |  Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot   |  2018
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Les Griffons de Pichon Baron is one of the second wines of the property. Created since the 2012 vintage, it has a pure and direct character.
The grapes which make up this wine's blend come primarily from gravelly plots of land near to the Gironde estuary, a good environment for Cabernet-sauvignon.
Les Griffons offers a vigorous and fresh tasting experience, full-bodied and clean, overflowing with energy.
It can be laid down in the cellar for over 20 years or enjoyed right away.

"The 2018 Les Griffons de Pichon Baron is a heady, wild Pauillac. An exotic mélange of inky black fruit, chocolate, spice, grilled herbs, espresso and new oak gives the Griffons its extroverted personality. The tannins need a bit of time to soften, but there is plenty to look forward to. This is an especially dense, rich Pauillac." 93 pts, Antonio Galloni

"Structured yet very fine-tannined with lovely integration and depth of blackberry and blueberry character. Medium to full body. Vivid finish." 92-93 pts, James Suckling

"A blend of close to equal parts Merlot and Cabernet Sauvignon (it was a great vintage for the Merlot in this cuvée), the 2018 Les Griffons De Pichon Baron is aging in 60% new French oak barrels, where it will stay for 18 months. Deeply colored, with a rocking bouquet of crème de cassis, lead pencil, black cherries, earth, and flowers, it's more finesse-driven and structured than the Les Tourelles de Longueville, with a straight, focused, yet still layered and ripe personality. It's another beautiful wine." 91-93 pts, Jeb Dunnuck

More Information
  Bottle size 750
  Duty Paid / In Bond Duty Paid
  Vintage 2018
  Country France
  Region Bordeaux
  Grape Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot
  Wine Type Red wines
  Wine Style Hearty Red
  Oak Strongly Oaked
  Drinkability Early in drinking window
  Sweetness Dry
  Food Match Red Meat - Beef bourguignon, Red Meat - Cassoulet, Red Meat - Steak & Chips

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