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1982 Château Pichon Longueville Comtesse de Lalande

Red Bordeaux Blend

  • France
  • Bordeaux
  • Médoc
  • Pauillac
Drink between 2000 - 2017 (Edit)
CT96.3 644 reviews

Community Tasting Notes 587

  • liber Likes this wine: 98 points

    December 31, 2021 - 10th of 12, decanted 80 minutes, level into neck, travelled cork, a wow bottle and probably a point, fine creamy fruit, full arsenal of tertiary flavours, very persistent with fine lift, little upside now but good for 10+ years. VFI (19.5).

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  • fclarity wrote: 95 points

    December 11, 2021 - From a nice looking bottle with a VHS fill, this wine had a deep red/purple center with orange rims. The medium+ intensity nose generated blackberry, plum, mocha, brown spice, and mineral notes.

    In the mouth, this wine was very round and attractive at first. After about 3 hours, it developed the missing dimension of power. This was in the form of attractively rounded tannin and fine grained acidity that gave it a great mouthfeel.

    While tasting great now, this will easily last for a decade. I suggest at least a 3 hour pre-tasting decant. Enjoy!

  • paulst Likes this wine: 97 points

    November 25, 2021 - Structured and hearty with rich sweet layered blackberry; long textured finish.

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  • hprphf wrote: 95 points

    November 5, 2021 - Served blind. Classic Cab pyrazine and green pepper. Right bank but smoky. Great harmony as last bottle, very rounded. 95

  • 193jedo Likes this wine: 97 points

    October 23, 2021 - Has lost very little if anything. 2 bottles remaining of 2 cases bought as futures. Gonna really miss this one

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JebDunnuck.com

  • By Jeb Dunnuck
    Up From The Cellar No. 12 and Miscellaneous New Releases, 12/14/2020 (link)

    (Chateau Pichon-Longueville Comtesse De Lalande) Subscribe to see review text.

View From the Cellar

  • By John Gilman
    Jan/Feb 2020, Issue #85, Catching Up With the 1982 Bordeaux Vintage As It Closes In On Its Fortieth Birthday

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  • By John Gilman
    Sep/Oct 2019, Issue #83, Château Pichon-Lalande The Most Elegant Of the Super Seconds

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Vinous

  • By Neal Martin
    Two Imaginary Boys: Pichon-Lalande (Aug 2019), 8/1/2019 (link)

    (Pichon-longueville Comtesse De Lalande Pichon-longueville Comtesse De Lalande Red) Subscribe to see review text.

JancisRobinson.com

  • By Jancis Robinson, MW
    6/11/2019 (link)

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  • By Jancis Robinson, MW
    5/3/2019 (link)

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Decanter

  • By Jane Anson
    Bordeaux comparison: 1982 v 1983, 7/5/2018 (link)

    (Château Pichon Longueville Comtesse de Lalande, Pauillac, Bordeaux, France, Red) Subscribe to see review text.

  • By Jane Anson
    Anson's top fine wines of 2016, 12/29/2016 (link)

    (Château Pichon Longueville Comtesse de Lalande, Pauillac, Bordeaux, France, Red) Subscribe to see review text.

JancisRobinson.com

  • By Jancis Robinson, MW
    7/3/2016 (link)

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Vinous

  • By Antonio Galloni
    Vinous Table: Rusty Staub Charity Dinner, New York (Dec 2015), 12/1/2015 (link)

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JancisRobinson.com

  • By Jancis Robinson, MW
    7/15/2015 (link)

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Vinous

  • By Antonio Galloni
    Cellar Favorite: 1982 Pichon-Longueville Comtesse de Lalande (May 2015), 5/1/2015 (link)

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JancisRobinson.com

  • By Jancis Robinson, MW
    10/15/2010 (link)

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Vintage Tastings

  • By John Kapon
    '24' in Bordeaux, 1/31/2010

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JancisRobinson.com

  • By Jancis Robinson, MW
    9/17/2009 (link)

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The World of Fine Wine

  • March 2009, Issue #23 (link)

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JancisRobinson.com

  • By Jancis Robinson, MW
    8/15/2007 (link)

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Vintage Tastings

  • By John Kapon
    1982 Bordeaux Retrospective at Age 25, 5/20/2007

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  • By John Kapon
    Summer Tasting Group News, 8/22/2005

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  • By John Kapon
    Hanging with Mr. Parker and Mr. Squires in Baltimore and D.C, 2/21/2005

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JancisRobinson.com

  • By Jancis Robinson, MW
    7/15/2002 (link)

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Vinous

  • By Stephen Tanzer
    July/August 2002, IWC Issue #103 (link)

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JancisRobinson.com

  • By Jancis Robinson, MW
    6/28/2002 (link)

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  • By Jancis Robinson, MW
    12/14/2001 (link)

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Decanter

  • By Jane Anson
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Vinous

  • By Antonio Galloni
    Pichon Longueville Comtesse de Lalande 1921-2016 (Oct 2017) (link)

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RJonWine.com

  • By Richard Jennings
    12/12/2010 (link) 95 points

    (Château Pichon Longueville Comtesse de Lalande) Bricking medium dark red violet color; tobacco, leather, oregano, beef jus nose; tasty, velvety, mature, tobacco, leather, tart plum, tart black fruit palate, very appealing; medium-plus finish

  • By Richard Jennings
    12/10/2008 (link) 93 points

    (Château Pichon Longueville Comtesse de Lalande) Bricking dark red violet color; tobacco and tart black fruit nose; black fruit, tobacco and espresso palate; medium-plus finish

Rockss and Fruit

  • By Lyle Fass
    9/28/2004 (link)

    (Pichon Lalande) A completely tertiary nose of grilled nuts and lots of truffles (white and black). Just crazy. There were also earth and mineral but those truffles were amazing. Great wine.

RJonWine.com

  • By Richard Jennings
    3/20/2003 (link) 94 points

    (Château Pichon Longueville Comtesse de Lalande) 1982 Bordeaux Tasting - 1st Growths & Super Seconds (Los Angeles, California): Earthy, animal skin, berry, licorice nose; still a little tight, earthy, cherry palate with sweet tannins; medium-plus finish

Wine Definition

  • Vintage 1982
  • Type Red
  • Producer Château Pichon Longueville Comtesse de Lalande
  • Varietal Red Bordeaux Blend
  • Designation n/a
  • Vineyard n/a
  • Country France
  • Region Bordeaux
  • SubRegion Médoc
  • Appellation Pauillac
  • UPC Codes 080732138011, 087000352896, 088388640001, 3419466138245, 714153023150

Community Holdings

  • Pending Delivery 66 (1%)
  • In Cellars 5,484 (66%)
  • Consumed 2,788 (33%)

Food Pairing

Community Recommendations

Bolognese Sauce, lamb, Less marbled steaks, roasted chicken

Who Likes This Wine

98% Like It  127 votes

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