Offering up aromas of cassis and pipe tobacco, the 2009 Reserve de la Comtesse presents itself as a perfect second wine from the chateau. Impressive enough to thrill fans of Lalande’s top wines, and a great point of entry for newcomers since it offers plenty of approachability. Forward and balanced, it gives up loads of black cherry, currant, cedar spice, with a layered complexity that belies its modest price. A polished and delicious wine now, it will continue to drink well over the next 5-7 years.
Château Pichon Longueville Comtesse de Lalande (commonly referred to as Pichon Lalande or Pichon Comtesse) is a winery in the Pauillac appellation of the Bordeaux region of France. Château Pichon Longueville Comtesse de Lalande is also the name of the red wine produced by this property. The wine produced here was classified as one of fifteen Deuxièmes Crus (Second Growths) in the original Bordeaux Wine Official Classification of 1855.
- Our Rating 95 - Classic