2000 Chateau Pichon-Longueville-Lalande Pauillac
Wine.comThe 2000 Pichon-Longueville Comtesse de Lalande is spectacular, and certainly a noteworthy rival to the 1996, 1995, and even the extraordinary 1982. A blend of 50% Cabernet Sauvignon, 34% Merlot, 10% Petit Verdot, and the rest Cabernet Franc, this effort has a dense saturated purple color, a singular/distinctive yet possibly controversial aromatic smorgasbord existing of creme de cassis, vanilla, and violets, but also tapenade and tree bark. No doubt the Petit Verdot has imparted a certain almost...
Wine AdvocateRating: 98/100 - As reviewed by The Wine Advocate
Wine SpectatorRating: 95/100 - As reviewed by Wine Spectator
Vintage ChartRating for France-Bordeaux-Pauillac: 96 (good year)<br/><br/>Drinkability: too young, let it sit<br/>