Wine Chateau Pichon-Longueville-Comtesse de Lalande, Pauillac AOC 2-me Grand Cru Classe, 2008
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Wine of deep garnet color with purple reflections.
A full-bodied wine has a rich taste with great structure and expressive tannins. Long aftertaste decorated with hints of cocoa.
Exquisite powerful aroma of the wine reveals hints of plum and blackcurrant pie, interwoven with hints of figs and tobacco, and extended light nuances of truffles.
The wine is best combined with dishes of white and red meats, game and mature cheeses. Before use, it is recommended to decant the wine.
Exquisite elegant wine Chateau Pichon Longueville Comtesse de Lalande 2008 transmits superior freshness foggy morning. Rich fruity flavor and a deep wine color conjures up the image of a pine forest. Harvest Cabernet Sauvignon 2008 issued an extraordinary beauty and carefully selected berries added Merlot wine richness and roundness. A small percentage of Petit Verdot and Cabernet Franc completed the picture. The result is a silky, full of charm, the perfect wine with storage potential in 7-15 years.
Chateau Pichon Longueville Komtess de Lalande - one of the most brilliant and famous vineyards of Bordeaux. The estate is located on the territory of Pauillac and Saint-Julien, which are famous for excellent vines Merlot, Cabernet Sauvignon, Cabernet Franc and Petit Verdot, whose average age is 35 years. Wine Chateau Pichon have a full-bodied and at the same time very soft, delicate taste that is achieved not only through special technology, but also the secrets of aging. The wine is stored in small oak barrels for at least 18 months, and every 3 months is poured from new barrels in the old and vice versa.
In the XVII century after the transformation of the landscape were created by the vineyards of the Medoc, including - forty gravelly areas near Pauillac. The owner of some of them was Pierre de Mazure de Rauzan, "fit" your name in the history of Bordeaux wines. Its current name Chateau received when Teresa - daughter of the founder, inherited vineyards, married Jacques de Pichon Longueville - the first president of the Parliament of Bordeaux. Thus began the history of one of the great vineyards of Bordeaux, which is more than 250 years has retained its integrity.
Great contribution to the development of vineyards made the daughter of Jacques de Pichon Longueville, thanks to the efforts which the Château not only received the title of count - de Lalande, and acquired in 1855 as a second Cru Classe. Currently, under the guidance of talented May Eliane de Lencquesaing estate has been upgraded and so improved the quality of their wines, they have become steadily excellent, and in some vintages - equal to the first-class wines. Pichon Longueville wine-Komtess de Lalande - the most popular and finest wines Pauillac.