Château Pichon-Lalande Château Pichon-Lalande

Pauillac, France

Vintage:2014 (Current)

2013 (Past) | 2015 (Current)

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Château Pichon-Lalande  Château Pichon-Lalande 2014

Reviews

Wine Spectator

94 Points

March 31, 2017, James Molesworth

“Very solid, with lots of cassis bush and sweet tobacco notes adding texture to the core of crushed ripe raspberry, blackberry and plum fruit flavors. A licorice snap accent dances throughout, while a bolt of iron runs underneath. This is Pauillac. Best from 2020 through 2035.”

JamesSuckling.com

93 Points

February 14, 2017, James Suckling

“Aromas of cassis bush and shaved chocolate with berries. Full body, velvety-textured tannins and a long and flavorful finish. Tangy undertones with fresh acidity. Drink in 2020.”

Overview

Founded in 1689, Château Pichon-Longueville Comtesse de Lalande has quite a spectacular history. The quality and elegance of the wines have been the maxim of all the château‘s owners since master winemaker Joseph de Pichon Longueville‘s reign in the 18th century.

For over thirty years, owner May Eliane de Lencquesaing modernized the château‘s installations in the truest respect for tradition. Her indefatigable passion elevated Pichon to a level equaled only by its consistency all over the world. In October of 2006, Lencquesaing joined forces with Champagne Louis Roederer, thus opening a new chapter in the long and magnificent history of Château Pichon-Longueville Comtesse de Lalande.

The unique encepagement and the twelve hectares of vines situated on the soils of Saint-Julien endow the wines of Château Pichon Longueville Comtesse de Lalande with exceptional complexity, elegance, and longevity compared with the other crus of the Pauillac appellation. 

Tasting Notes

A classic and complex Pauillac nose offering blackcurrant, blackberry and cedar. A light, creamy, long and well-balanced palate dominated by complex notes of blackberry, tobacco and graphite.

Technical Information

Varietals: 65% Cabernet Sauvignon, 22% Merlot, 7% Cabernet Franc and 6% Petit Verdot