2016

Les Tourelles de Longueville 2ème Vin du Château Pichon-Baron AC

Merlot, Cabernet Franc, Cabernet Sauvignon

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Wine information

Grape

Merlot, Cabernet Franc, Cabernet Sauvignon

Producer

Château Pichon-Baron Longueville

Vintage

2016

Goes well with

Grilled food, roasts, wild game, cheese

Degustation notes

Intense purple, almost black colour, a noble nose combining delicate roasted notes with aromas of ripe black berries, almost stewed, marked by the liveliness of its youth and softness on the palate, tannic youth and expressive fruit, very seductive, lovely roasted aromas, a modern wine that would benefit from a bit of ageing.

Special notes

Owner: AXA Millésimes. In 1987, the Chateau changed hands, from the Bouteiller family, owners for 54 years, to AXA Millésimes. A restructuring of the cellar and the architecture took place. Fermented for 15 months in 60% new barrels. The vineyard area is 31 hectares. The average age of the vines is 35 years. First wine - Château Pichon-Longueville-Baron AC and the 2nd Cru cl. Pauillac.

Alcohol content

13.0%

Drinking temperature

16-18°C

Optimum maturity

2020-2022

Original packaging

Wooden box of 6

Stopper

Natural cork

Finishing process

Oak cask 225 l

Supplier

  • Coop Info Service
  • Postfach 2550, 4002 Basel
  • Phone: 0848 888 444

Ratings

Average rating: 4.5 of 5 4.5 8 ratings and 4 reviews

  • from on
    Average rating: 4.0 of 5 4.0

    A ne pas laisser passer ..

  • from on (Rated vintage: 2016)
    Average rating: 4.0 of 5 4.0

  • from on
    Average rating: 5.0 of 5 5.0

    Excellent pauillac! Plus qu’un deuxième vin.

  • from on (Rated vintage: 2016)
    Average rating: 5.0 of 5 5.0

    Dies ist zwar „nur“ der Zweitwein von Pichon-Longueville Baron aber er steht dem Erstwein kaum nach. Für Bordeaux-Liebhaber sehr zu empfehlen, aber unbedingt auf den Jahrgang achten. Es hat noch 2013-er im Umlauf (=meiden), 2014-2016 (=kaufen).

  • from on
    Average rating: 5.0 of 5 5.0

  • from on (Rated vintage: 2014)
    Average rating: 5.0 of 5 5.0

    Ein Geheimtipp! Der kleine aus gutem Haus - hat viel Potential!

  • from on (Rated vintage: 2014)
    Average rating: 4.0 of 5 4.0

  • from on (Rated vintage: 2013)
    Average rating: 4.0 of 5 4.0