Country: France Region: Bordeaux (Pauillac)
Varietal: Cabernet Sauvignon / Merlot / Cabernet Franc
Producer: Chatau Pichon Longeville
One of the leading estates in Pauillac producing wines with both power and finesse. Austerity in the early years has given way to a mature elegance reflecting the expression of the gravelly terroir and the dominant Cabernet grape.
Ageing Potential:25 Years
Pale garnet coloured wine with complex aromas of baked autumn fruit compot, soft vanilla tones and sweet cedar. Dry with lovely expression of soft brambly fruits with a rounded earthiness and almost a meaty finish. Long lingering finish that goes on and on.
Food Matches:Beef / Game / Soft Cheese / Venison