Pichon Baron & Smith Haut Lafitte

After a week off from EP releases there have been a couple of big name releases this morning. Pichon Baron have started proceedings with a release at €65 which is 10% down on last year. Early opening prices of £720 do not place it as the cheapest available vintage and with a score of (90-93) pts from Robert Parker it may be a tough ask for collectors.

Comparable back vintages are as follows:

Vintage Wine    Price  
2012 Pichon Baron  £720.00
2011 Pichon Baron  £780.00
2010 Pichon Baron  £1,600.00
2009 Pichon Baron  £1,350.00
2008 Pichon Baron  £720.00
2007 Pichon Baron  £650.00
2006 Pichon Baron  £690.00
2005 Pichon Baron  £1,000.00
2004 Pichon Baron  £700.00
2003 Pichon Baron  £980.00
2002 Pichon Baron  £700.00
2001 Pichon Baron  £840.00
2000 Pichon Baron  £1,600.00


Daniel & Florence Cathiard are next out with the release of Smith Haut Lafitte Red and White. The red is down 10% on release price for 2011 and is offered ex London at £450 (92-94)pts RP and the white only down 0.3% on 2011 at £650 (93-95)pts RP.  Both are priced well according to their respective back vintages and collectors should be interested in very well made wines in 2012. Parker has them both down as superb efforts for the vintage.

Vintage Wine   Price 
2012 Smith Haut Lafitte  £450.00
2011 Smith Haut Lafitte  £470.00
2010 Smith Haut Lafitte  £875.00
2009 Smith Haut Lafitte  £1,550.00
2008 Smith Haut Lafitte  £430.00
2007 Smith Haut Lafitte  £420.00
2006 Smith Haut Lafitte  £420.00
2005 Smith Haut Lafitte  £690.00
2004 Smith Haut Lafitte  £500.00
2003 Smith Haut Lafitte  £480.00
2002 Smith Haut Lafitte  £420.00
2001 Smith Haut Lafitte  £480.00
2000 Smith Haut Lafitte  £880.00

Vintage Wine   Price 
2012 Smith Haut Lafitte Blanc  £650.00
2011 Smith Haut Lafitte Blanc  £595.00
2010 Smith Haut Lafitte Blanc  £700.00
2009 Smith Haut Lafitte Blanc  £670.00
2008 Smith Haut Lafitte Blanc  £643.00
2007 Smith Haut Lafitte Blanc  £545.00
2006 Smith Haut Lafitte Blanc  £495.00
2005 Smith Haut Lafitte Blanc  £625.00
2004 Smith Haut Lafitte Blanc  £450.00
2003 Smith Haut Lafitte Blanc  N/A
2002 Smith Haut Lafitte Blanc  £390.00
2001 Smith Haut Lafitte Blanc  N/A
2000 Smith Haut Lafitte Blanc  £490.00


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