Château Pichon, Comtesse de Lalande AOC Pauillac 2018

RRP £132.50

I loved the 2016 – also tasted on this visit – which earns 98 points. But tasted again since April, the 2018 surpasses its elder sibling, exuding vivid ripe red and black berry fruits, sweet roasted red pepper, cool tobacco and crushed mint. Sumptuous, refined, and with an almost endless finish, here is another First Growth level for a “bargain” price.

Score

Wine Details

Colour

Red

Wine Style

Still

Bottle size

75cl

Origin

Country

France

Region

Bordeaux

Tasting Information

Blind

No

Tasted by

Panos Kakaviatos

UK Stockist

Brunswick Fine Wines & Spirits

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