2020 Pichon Comtesse

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Winemakers Note

Château Pichon Longueville Comtesse de Lalande has 92 hectares of vines in Pauillac, in the heart of the Médoc, ideally situated along the Gironde Estuary. In three centuries, only two families have contributed to the worldwide reputation of the château and its wines. The third family, owners of Champagne Louis Roederer, acquired the estate in January 2007. They aim to perpetuate the excellent work done by their predecessors and to attain the ultimate in quality and prestige. Relying on the best of traditional and modern methods, Château Pichon Longueville Comtesse de Lalande built new winemaking facilities in 2013. The wines epitomise the remarkable balance of Pauillac, with a silky tannic structure along with an expressive and suave aromatic complexity. Key Points - A winery with an incredible history - A winery close to the arts - A very high quality and very well rated wine Surface Area in production 72 hectares Soil Composition Gravels on Clay and Sand Average age of Plantation 30 years Vineyard Management Sustainable viticulture with biodynamic practices on 32 hectares. Yield 30 hl/ha Vinification Vineyard plots vinification Vatting by gravity Conical stainless steel vats with thermoregulation 13% of press wines Ageing Oak barrel: 18 months 60% new oak, long medium heat, traditional racking "à l'esquive", egg white fining Tasting notes A pure and fresh nose of blackberry, blackcurrant, peony and that cedar association of Pauillac. On the palate a subtle blend, full-bodied, powerful and great length, with a sweetness that is both seductive and savoury, with a touch of elegance. The flavours confirm these blackcurrant and blackberry notes, with structured, smooth tannins.

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