2000 Pichon-Longueville Comtesse de Lalande Bordeaux Blend
Bordeaux Blend - 1.5L

  • WA 97
  • WS 95
  • IWC 94

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WA 97
Robert Parker's Wine Advocate - Robert Parker's Wine Advocate, April 2003
...a singular/distinctive yet possibly controversial aromatic smorgasbord existing of creme de cassis vanilla and violets but also tapenade and tree bark...a wine of extraordinary density opulence great presence and... ...a singular/distinctive yet possibly controversial aromatic smorgasbord existing of creme de cassis vanilla and violets but also tapenade and tree bark...a wine of extraordinary density opulence great presence and richness. As the 2000 sits in the glass notes of lavender and melted licorice emerge along with the distinctive tapenade aromas interwoven with creme de cassis espresso roast and cedar. The wine is full-bodied with extraordinary purity and a tremendous texture. I suspect this wine will be relatively approachable young but evolve effortlessly. This is a dramatic almost flamboyant style that is not classic Pauillac in one sense but a classic wine...
WS 95
Wine Spectator - Wine Spectator, March 2003
Classic character. Intense aromas of currant and minerals follow through to full-bodied palate with loads of velvety tannins and a long long finish. Some people find this herbaceous but it reminds me of a currant bush... Classic character. Intense aromas of currant and minerals follow through to full-bodied palate with loads of velvety tannins and a long long finish. Some people find this herbaceous but it reminds me of a currant bush more than something green...
IWC 94
Stephen Tanzer's IWC - Stephen Tanzer's IWC, May 2003
...Rather wild aromas of plum black raspberry lead pencil tobacco minerals and roasted game. Sweet thick and complex with very ripe mellow flavors of black raspberry truffle roasted herbs espresso and tobacco...displays... ...Rather wild aromas of plum black raspberry lead pencil tobacco minerals and roasted game. Sweet thick and complex with very ripe mellow flavors of black raspberry truffle roasted herbs espresso and tobacco...displays the lovely penetrating sweetness of the year.
Color & Type Red
Varietal Bordeaux Blend
Country France
Region Bordeaux
Sub-region Pauillac
Vintage 2000