2011 Pichon Lalande Tasting Notes, Sets Record for Cabernet Sauvignon


2011 Pichon Comtesse de Lalande – A record-setting amount of Cabernet Sauvignon was used in 2011 Pichon Lalande for the assemblage with 78%. The remainder was taken up with 12% Cabernet Franc, 8% Merlot and 2% Petit Verdot. The wine will be aged in 60% new oak and reached 13% alcohol. Deep ruby in color, floral, cocoa, cassis, tobacco, olive and hints of mocha scents make up the perfume. Medium-bodied, fresh, bright, crunchy, cassis and boysenberry are found in the finish of the 2011 Pichon Lalande. 92-93 Pts

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