Fine, concentrated aroma of floral blue fruit, flamboyant oak, blackcurrant, herb and lead pencil. Grippy and rich with some muscle behind it. A sensuous, complex, spicy and textured red which is fresh and accessible.
"An undeniable star of the vintage, Pichon-Baron's 2004 boasts an inky/ruby/purple color to the rim as well as a big, sweet nose of melted licorice, chocolate, black currant jam, truffles, and charcoal embers. Soft tannin, full body, and abundant opulence and flesh are atypical for the vintage character, but this wine is loaded. Pure, ripe, and evolved, it should be at its finest between 2009-2022."Robert Parker, Wine Advocate93 points"Lots of currant, licorice and light tar aromas and flavors...
Deep ruby-red. Sexy, expressive nose melds currant, tobacco, coffee, mocha, leather and nutty oak. Rich, supple and sweet; a bit less dense than the 2006 but quite savory and enticing. This will evolv...
Wine & SpiritsRating: 93/100 - As reviewed by Wine & Spirits Magazine on 10/07
Wine AdvocateRating: (90-93) - As reviewed in Wine Advocate # 158 on Apr-05
Wine SpectatorRating: 91/100 - As reviewed by Wine Spectator on 3/07