Château Pichon Longueville Comtesse de Lalande 2004 is a wine that beautifully captures the essence of its vintage. The wine presents itself with a deep and rich garnet color, hinting at its maturity. On the nose, it unveils an enticing bouquet of ripe black fruits, complemented by subtle notes of cedar, tobacco, and spices. The palate is greeted by a medium to full-bodied experience, where the flavors unfold with precision and elegance. The tannins are well-integrated, lending a velvety texture and contributing to a refined structure. There is a beautiful balance between the fruit, acidity, and oak, resulting in a harmonious and seamless integration. The finish is persistent and satisfying, leaving a lingering impression. While 2004 was considered a challenging vintage in Bordeaux, Château Pichon Lalande has crafted a wine that exhibits grace and finesse, showcasing the estate's commitment to quality winemaking. This vintage is a testament to the skill and expertise of Pichon Lalande.
Robert Parker - 94 Points
"The 2004 Pichon Longueville Comtesse de Lalande is showing beautifully, wafting from the glass with aromas of rich dark berry fruit, cigar wrapper and loamy soil. Medium to full-bodied, fleshy and enveloping, with velvety tannins and a seamless, charming profile, it is really beginning to drink with some style. It's one of the wines of the vintage and continues to represent terrific value."
Antonio Galloni - 90 Points
"Ruby-red color. Dark plum, graphite, minerals and mint on the nose. Offers a subtle sweetness leavened by lively acidity and nicely framed by a firm tannic spine. A wine of modest flesh but considerable suavity. Very well balanced and persistent, with the mineral notes repeating on the back. Very Pauillac."