The Pichon Lalande vineyards was the creation of Pierre de Mazure de Rauzan, a man behind a number of top Médoc properties. M de Rauzan's daughter married Jacques de Pichon Longueville, who subsequently became the first president of the Bordeaux parliament. Their son Joseph de Pichon Longueville took over the running of the estate when he was 19 and lived until he was 91,a fter which the estate was divided equally between his five children. Some years later the estate was split into the two Pichons that exist today. After WWI, Pichon Lalande was bought by the Miailhe brothers and it was the daughter of Edouard Miailhe - May-Eliane de Lencquesaing - who took over the estate in 1978, expanding the vineyard area and working tirelessly to raise the quality of the wine. In 2007 this 89 hectare estate was sold to the owners of Champagne Louis Roederer.
Case of 12 Bottles
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duty paid price: £2,084.14
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"The 2003 Pichon-Lalande is a decent if not exceptional wine. I found it horrendously inconsistent just after bottling, swinging from excessively ripe to green within the space of two bottles; it has since settled down. The nose of black currant and crème de cassis is a little smudged but offers satisfying purity and not too much warmth. The palate is rounded in texture, presenting fleshy dark plum and fig notes and commendable acidity given the growing season. The harmonious finish is starting to become a little ferrous with age." Neal Martin
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