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Réserve de la Comtesse Second Vin (OWC if 12 btls) 2018

  • Black fruit
  • Gastronomic wine
  • Color:Red
  • 14.50% 
  • 0.75L
  • Intensity
  • Classic

De discret fruits noirs, des notes mentholées et réglissés, des tannins rigoureux et expressifs, ce cru demande encore quelques années pour se révéler.  More info

This second wine, produced by Château Pichon Longueville Comtesse de Lalande, is strongly characterised by its high proportion of Merlot. At the same time, the cabernet sauvignon gives the wine its structure and very “Pauillac” character. It is also very fruity, with lovely precision on the palate. This is a particularly delightful wine, with a wonderful structure and fine, elegant tannins. A perfect introduction to the mythical domaine of Pichon Longueville Comtesse de Lalande.

Réserve de la Comtesse Second Vin (OWC if 12 btls)serve at a temperature of 16°C. It will pair perfectly with the following dishes: Perdreau, Ris de veau à la crème, Côte de boeuf grillée.

  • Vintage score: 17/20
  • Lot presentation
    Réserve de la Comtesse Second Vin (OWC if 12 btls)

    Cuvée presentation

    This second wine, produced by Château Pichon Longueville Comtesse de Lalande, is strongly characterised by its high proportion of Merlot. At the same time, the cabernet sauvignon gives the wine its structure and very “Pauillac” character. It is also very fruity, with lovely precision on the palate. This is a particularly delightful wine, with a wonderful structure and fine, elegant tannins. A perfect introduction to the mythical domaine of Pichon Longueville Comtesse de Lalande.

    Information about domain Château Pichon Longueville Comtesse de Lalande

    « A First Class Second Cru » was how the Wine Spectator magazine very aptly described Château Pichon Lalande! The latter was created as a result of the splitting of the original Château Pichon Longueville in 1850 when the owner established his children's inheritance: his son took charge of the current Pichon Longueville Baron, while his daughter, Virginie, who was married to the Comte de Lalande, received the other part of the property, hence the addition of “Comtesse de Lalande”. A determined figure with a passion for wine, Virginie oversaw the property's rise and its establishment in its own right. It remained within her family until 1925, when it was purchased by Edouard and Louis Miailhe.From 1978 to 2007 the domaine was managed by another grande dame: Edouard Miailhe's daughter, May-Eliane de Lencquesaing. Grand Chancellor of Bordeaux's Wine Academy, she was known as La Générale, thanks to her husband's military career. The feminine influence of the Comtesse a century earlier could not have found a finer echo, and Pichon Lalande's impassioned history is reflected in the special affection that connoisseurs have always had for the château's wines. The property was purchased by the Rouzaud family in 2007, the owners, among other interests, of Roederer champagne.

    Detailed characteristics

    • Quantity: 1 Bottle
    • Level: 1 into-neck
    • Label: 1 good appearance
    • Origin: Producer
    • Recoverable VAT: Yes
    • Original Wooden Case / Original Case: Yes
    • French customs seal: no
    • Alcohol percentage: 14.50 %
    • Country/Region: Bordeaux
    • Appellation/Wine: Pauillac
    • Classification: Second Vin
    • Producer/Owner: Famille Rouzaud
    • Vintage: 2018
    • Color: Red
    • Service temperature: 16°
    • Viticulture: Environment friendly 
    • Size (in ha): 75
    • Volume: 150000 bottles
    • Intensity: Classic
    • Dominant aroma: Black fruit
    • Tasting occasion: Gastronomic wine
    • Grape variety: 45% Cabernet Sauvignon, 35% Merlot, 8% Petit verdot, 12% Cabernet franc
    Réserve de la Comtesse Second Vin (OWC if 12 btls)
    Réserve de la Comtesse Second Vin (OWC if 12 btls)

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