Reserve de la Comtesse Pauillac 2015
|France, Bordeaux, Pauillac
|Reserve de la Comtesse
One of the most famous and reliable Second vin of the Gironde left bank, the cuvee Réserve de la Comtesse is produced by Chateau Pichon-Longueville Comtesse de Lalande. This 2015 Pauillac is 53% Cabernet Sauvignon, 40% Merlot, 4% Cabernet Franc and 3% Petit Verdot.
The 2015 is a great vintage. The 2015 Réserve de la Comtesse reveals a complex and fruity nose composed of blackberry and citron notes. This Margaux palate is strong, structured, dense and long with spicy aromas. The finish offers blackcurrant and tobacco aromas.
92-94. Barrel Sample. There are plenty of tannins here along with fresh black currant fruits. This wine is structured and firm in the style of a Pauillac. But it also has a softer side, with elegance and light. This wine will develop relatively quickly over the next 10 years.