Château Pichon-Longueville-Lalande Pauillac
9 Ratings
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9 Ratings
Château Pichon-Longueville-Lalande Pauillac

Wine Details

Region

FranceBordeauxPauillac

Winemaker's Notes

(From 2000 Vintage) "The 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 almos...

Expert Reviews
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  • Wine Spectator
    (From 1990 Vintage)
  • Wine Advocate
    (From 1986 Vintage)
  • Wine & Spirits
    (From 1998 Vintage)
  • Wine Enthusiast
    (From 2005 Vintage)