Description/ Tasting NotesThe 2015 Les Griffons de Pichon Baron is medium to deep garnet-purple in color with a nose of black currants, black cherries and mulberries with earth, tar and meat suggestions. The medium-bodied palate is firm with a muscular core of earth and herbs-accented fruit and a long finish. Solid, with a direct core of black currant and plum coulis flavors lined with a graphite note. Singed alder and warm tobacco details score the finish. Nicely focused in feel overall, lingering with a juicy edge.tannin and purity.
Winery Info/ Brand
The Pichon Baron estate, Second Cru Classé in 1855, is a historic vineyards of Bordeaux. Produced from the region of Grand Vin, Château Pichon Baron has a rigorous selection policy in the vineyard and in the cellars to capture a pure expression from the unique terroir. The selection that comes from this great estate, has an enduring reputation that will remain in the same family for several generations.
Region Info/ Origin
Pauillac is home to several of the world's most famous wine and the region lies in an inauspicious small village in Médoc. Pauillac sprawls over the land size of about 8.8 square miles, is highly optimised for wine production and accounts for a rather disproportionate amount of fine, expensive wine in Bordeaux.