Les Tourelles de Longueville Pauillac (Château Pichon-Longueville-Baron 2nd wine)

Named after the turrets that embellish the château, Les Tourelles de Longueville is the second wine of Château Pichon Baron and embodies the charm of the estate. The grapes used in this wine’s blend are primarily from the Sainte Anne plot, mostly planted with Merlot, giving it a distinctive personality and it is the best introduction to the Pichon Baron spirit.

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VARIETALS
65% Merlot, 20% Cabernet Sauvignon, 10% Cabernet Franc, 5% Petit Verdot

VINTAGE 
2014

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Description

TECHNICAL DATA
Alcohol 13.5%

APPEARANCE
Lovely deep ruby-red colour.

NOSE
The floral, fresh and complex nose reveals aromas of spices and redcurrants.

PALATE
The attack is smooth, elegant and subtle, leading into robust structure.
The finish is elegant and long-lasting, carried along nicely by its tannins and nice ripe fruit.

AGEING
In oak barrels for 12 months (30% new barrels and 70% one year barrels on average).

PAIRING
The perfect match would be pigeon, goose or lamb, together with hard cheese.

READINESS FOR DRINKING
It can be enjoyed young, or cellared for 15 years or more.

RATINGS

92pts 

16/20 

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