Original
13 Ratings
Château Pichon-Longueville-Lalande Pauillac

Wine Details

Region

PauillacBordeauxFrance

Winemaker's Notes

(From 1986 Vintage) "Tasted 7 Times Since Bottling With Consistent Notes The 1986 is the most tannic, as well as the largest-framed Pichon-Lalande in over three decades. Whether it will ultimately eclipse the 1982 is doubtful, but it will be longer-lived. Dark ruby/purple, with a tight yet profound bouquet of cedar, blackcurrants, spicy oak, and minerals, this full-bodied, deeply concentrated, exceptionally well-balanced wine is, atypically, too brawny and big to drink young. Anticipated maturity: 1994-2015."-Wine ...

Expert Reviews
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  • Wine Spectator
    (From 2000 Vintage)
  • Wine Advocate
    (From 2000 Vintage)
  • Wine Enthusiast
    (From 2005 Vintage)
  • Wine & Spirits
    (From 1998 Vintage)