2017 Château Pichon-Longueville Comtesse de Lalande, Cru Classé Pauillac
The nose opens subtly, but it grows with notes of graphite, flowers and dark minerals. The palate does the same, beginning shyly, brooding even, and then it builds. Liquorice, plums and even a hint of chocolate, and the finish is strikingly savoury, going on for minutes and minutes. There's a wonderful balance of elegance and power.
Region & country
Pauillac, Médoc, Bordeaux, France
Young 2020 - 2035