Reserve de la Comtesse 2016

 A case of 12 Bottles (750ML)
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Reserve de la Comtesse 2016: A powerful, deep and elegant Pauillac

Chateau Pichon Longueville Comtesse de Lalande's second wine, Reserve de la Comtesse is produced in the Pauillac appellation. The vineyard is planted on gravel-based soil, very characteristic of the appellation. Reserve de la Comtesse 2016 is a blend of 54% Cabernet Sauvignon, 37% Merlot, 5% Petit Verdot and 4% Cabernet Franc. The wine is aged for 12 months, 30% in new wood.

Chateau Pichon Longueville Comtesse de Lalande had an interesting 2016. Winter was mild and spring experienced a lot of rainfall, which led to mildew appearing on the vines. Luckily, a period of good weather allowed the grapes to mature. Summer settled in and development continued, without any problems until harvest.

Reserve de la Comtesse 2016 is a very good vintage. Powerful, deep and extremely elegant. To be consumed from 2042-2047

Parker : 90 / 100
Wine Spectator : 92 / 100
Wine Advocate-Parker :
The 2016 Reserve de la Comtesse is a blend of 54% Cabernet Sauvignon, 37% Merlot, 5% Petit Verdot and 4% Cabernet Franc. Deep garnet-purple colored, it leaps from the glass with beautiful kirsch, cassis and redcurrants with hints of red roses, black tea, black pepper, chocolate box and cloves. The palate is medium-bodied, very elegant and fresh with gorgeous silken tannins and loads of bright fruit, finishing spicy.
BordeauxPauillac
Vineyard
Medoc

Alcohol
13

Dessert wine
No

J. Robinson
17-

J. Suckling
94

Vinous - A. Galloni
94

Wine Spectator
92

Country
France

Wine certification
AOC

Grape varieties
Cabernet Sauvignon/Merlot/Cabernet Franc/Petit Verdot

Region
Bordeaux

Appellation
Pauillac

Color
Red

Producer
Chateau Pichon-Longueville Comtesse de Lalande

Parker
90

Allergens
Contains sulfites