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2020 Pichon Comtesse Pichon Comtesse Bordeaux Pauillac France Still wine

2020 Pichon Comtesse

Pichon Comtesse

97Average Score
flagBordeaux / France
Red
drink-now2026-2060

There are few wines in 2020 that have such a distinct Pauillac character than the Pichon Comtesse, bristling with pure pencil-lead graphite minerality, backed by earthy notes and toasted spices. There is a lovely suppleness to the wine – very juicy, fresh and ripe but with no hint of over-ripeness, and an underlying mouth-watering salinity. This is a complex palate with plenty going on – baked black fruit, redcurrant, liquorice and a greener, vinous element too. With over 72% Cabernet in the blend (65% Cabernet Sauvignon and 7% Cabernet Franc), it is no surprise the wine has amazing focus, freshness and direction on the palate. The fruit remains crisp and fresh throughout, the cassis beautifully entwined with the graphite notes, all focusing right to the back of the palate. The balance and poise is exceptional, giving real energy to the fantail finish.

FINE+RARE  (April 2021)

6x75cl-0 Immediate | 1 Marketplace£775.00
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