Reserve De La Comtesse 2017 Magnum 1.5L

150cl / 13%

“The 2017 Réserve de la Comtesse came from a barrel that had begun its élevage in a new barrel and then transferred into a used one.

It has a well defined bouquet with blackberry, oyster shell and subtle marine scents, a nose that is full of character.

The palate is medium-bodied with supple tannin, a fine bead of acidity and impressive density for a Deuxième Vin.

A seductive, graphite tinged finish. This is an excellent follow-up to the 2016 and may even surpass it.”

~ Neal Martin, Vinous

Earn 1,500.00 DiineOut Points

About the Reserve De La Comtesse 2017 Magnum 1.5L

Second label of Pichon-Longueville Comtesse de Lalande (‘Pichon Lalande’). Formerly labelled ‘Reserve de la Comtesse’. There is always a high percentage of Merlot in the blend here which makes the wine soft and easy to drink when young.

Tasting Notes

Colour: Medium to deep garnet-purple
Nose: Strolls out of the glass with nonchalant notions of preserved red plums, black cherries, kirsch and black raspberries with wafts of wilted roses, cinnamon toast, fallen leaves and tilled soil.
Palate: Medium-bodied, the palate is very pretty, with delicately played tannins and bags of freshness, finishing wonderfully fragrant. (WA)
Grape Varieties: 60% Cabernet Sauvignon, 36% Merlot, 2% Petit Verdot and 2% Cabernet Franc
Aging: 12 months – 30% new oak
Awards: 92pts – Decanter; 92pts – Vinous; 91pts – Jeb Dunnuck; 91pts – James Suckling; 91pts – Wine Advocate-Parker

History of Château Pichon Longueville Comtesse de Lalande

Château Pichon Longueville Comtesse de Lalande is a highly regarded wine estate in the Pauillac appellation of the Haut-Médoc region of northern Bordeaux. of the most significant second growths in Pauillac, Bordeaux. Often shortened in common parlance to “Pichon-Lalande” or “Pichon Comtesse” (partly to differentiate it from neighbor, Château Pichon-Longueville Baron), the estate produces a regularly lauded, Cabernet Sauvignon-dominant grand vin.

Pichon-Lalande also neighbors first-growth powerhouse, Château Latour at the southern end of the Pauillac appellation. All three estates share something of a similar terroir and climate, which partly helps to explain the quality of the wine at Comtesse de Lalande – is sometimes referred to as “nearly first growth”.

The Pichon-Lalande estate covers 85 hectares (210 acres) in both Pauillac and Saint-Julien. The Saint-Julien holding covers twelve hectares (30 acres) and although the estate has produced a simpled labeled Saint-Julien, this wine is now rarely encountered.

Five Bordeaux grapes are grown on the estate’s vineyards, although the grand vin is historically dominated by Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot and Petit Verdot (with Cabernet Sauvignon making up 60 percent of the blend). Wines from Comtesse de Lalande are some of the more voluptuous to come from the Médoc due to the high proportion of Merlot in the wine.

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Bordeaux, France

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Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot

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