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Les Griffons de Pichon Baron Pauillac 2016

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Price: $69.00

 
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“One of the highlights of this tasting, opens with exquisite Cabernet Sauvignon aromatics. Deep and flavorful, but also light on its feet and translucent, the Griffons hits all the right notes. Readers looking to sample the 2016 vintage before dipping into the very best wines of the year will find considerable pleasure here. The 2016 is a superb Griffons, perhaps the best since the wine was introduced in 2012. Shades of lavender, rose petal, grilled herbs and succulent black cherry add the closing nuances. The 2016 is a compellingly delicious wine. Don't miss it.” - Antonio Galloni (Vinous 4/2017) 

“A very pure and detailed bouquet with blackberry, briary, cold stone and graphite aromas. The palate is very well balanced with fine tannin, a Griffons that is nimble and agile, the finish very precise with an almost clinical graphite-tinged finish. This is superb.” - Robert Parker’s Wine Advocate (WA# 230) 

“This is a very strong and linear red with blackcurrants, blueberries and minerals. Some mint, too. Full-bodied, tight and polished. Very long.” - James Suckling (4/2017)
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Free ground shipping on 6+ bottles.

“One of the highlights of this tasting, opens with exquisite Cabernet Sauvignon aromatics. Deep and flavorful, but also light on its feet and translucent, the Griffons hits all the right notes. Readers looking to sample the 2016 vintage before dipping into the very best wines of the year will find considerable pleasure here. The 2016 is a superb Griffons, perhaps the best since the wine was introduced in 2012. Shades of lavender, rose petal, grilled herbs and succulent black cherry add the closing nuances. The 2016 is a compellingly delicious wine. Don't miss it.” - Antonio Galloni (Vinous 4/2017) 

“A very pure and detailed bouquet with blackberry, briary, cold stone and graphite aromas. The palate is very well balanced with fine tannin, a Griffons that is nimble and agile, the finish very precise with an almost clinical graphite-tinged finish. This is superb.” - Robert Parker’s Wine Advocate (WA# 230) 

“This is a very strong and linear red with blackcurrants, blueberries and minerals. Some mint, too. Full-bodied, tight and polished. Very long.” - James Suckling (4/2017)

Winery Chateau Pichon Baron

Vineyard Designate

AVA Pauillac

Region Bordeaux