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CHÂTEAU PICHON LONGUEVILLE COMTESSE DE LALANDE 2003 (3) 95 WA CHÂTEAU LONGUEVILLE AU BARON DE PICHON-LONGEVILLE 2006 (2) 94 WA


CHÂTEAU PICHON LONGUEVILLE COMTESSE DE LALANDE 2003 (3) PAUILLAC. 2IÈME CRU CLASSÉ MADE FROM A BLEND OF 65% CABERNET SAUVIGNON, 31% MERLOT AND 4% PETIT VERDOT, THIS SPECTACULAR 2003 HITS ALL THE SWEET SPOTS ON THE PALATE. A GLORIOUS BOUQUET OF CEDARWOOD, JAMMY BLACK CURRANTS, CHERRIES, LICORICE AND TRUFFLE IS FOLLOWED BY A DENSE, OPULENTLY TEXTURED, FULL-BODIED WINE WITH TERRIFIC PURITY AND FRESHNESS AS WELL AS DEEP, VELVETY TEXTURED TANNINS. ENJOY THIS BEAUTY OVER THE NEXT 10-12 YEARS. AUGUST 2014 95 WA CHÂTEAU LONGUEVILLE AU BARON DE PICHON-LONGEVILLE 2006 (2) PAUILLAC. 2IÈME CRU CLASSÉ TASTED AT THE PROPERTY, THE 2006 CHÂTEAU PICHON-LALANDE HAS A VOLUMINOUS BOUQUET WITH OUTGOING BLACKBERRY, CASSIS AND VIOLETS SCENTS, A TOUCH OF BOYSENBERRY JAM TUCKED JUST UNDERNEATH, ALTHOUGH IT DOES NOT QUITE HAVE THE DELINEATION OF THE LYNCH BAGES. THE PALATE IS MEDIUM-BODIED WITH FINE TANNIN. THIS FEELS VERY COMPOSED IN THE MOUTH, QUITE FRESH WITH WELL-JUDGED ACIDITY, HARMONIOUS AND TENSILE ON THE FINISH. THIS DESERVES A HIGHER SCORE THAN I AWARDED OUT OF BARREL AND IT CONTINUES TO IMPROVE YEAR BY YEAR. TASTED APRIL 2016. 94 WA 5 BTS. PER LOT $700 - $900




Price Realised: $1734



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