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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: £3,386.45
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"In short, I find this to be a spectacular Pichon Lalande. Dense purple in color, with loads of coffee, mocha, creme de cassis, and chocolate notes, this is a somewhat unusual blend of 50% Cabernet Sauvignon, 34% Merlot, and a whooping 10% Petit Verdot, with a little bit of Cabernet Franc. The Petit Verdot certainly gives the wine more of a tapenade, floral note, which I think can be interpreted by some as herbal. This is a rich, opulent, stunning Pichon Lalande that is beginning to drink beautifully, yet should continue to improve for at least another 10-15 years and last 30 or more years." Robert Parker
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