The Château Pichon Longueville Comtesse is one of the great names of the Pauillac appellation, embodying an elegance Rare unequalled. It was in 1694 that Baron Jacques Pichon de Longueville, first president of the Parliament of Bordeaux, gave his name to this vineyard of great reputation, which he acquired by marriage with the heiress of the De Rauzan family. He took care before his death to separate Domaine into two parts: one would become Château Pichon Baron and go to his two sons, and while the other would become Château Pichon Longueville Comtesse, intended for his three daughters.
The Château Pichon Longueville Comtesse will be recognized as Second Grand Cru Classé in the 1855 classification for the Paris World's Fair.
Owned by the house of Champagne Louis Roederer since 2007, the Domaine has benefited from numerous technical renovations in order to get the best out of its exceptional terroir. The vineyard reaches an area of 90 hectares, planted to 62% Cabernet Sauvignon, 28% Merlot, 7% Cabernet Franc and 3% Petit Verdot.
A Second wine is produced by the property, Réserve of the Countess, in the same spirit of finesse and purity as its elder.
The Château Pichon Longueville Comtesse is renowned for its balance, race and depth, it is undoubtedly among the greatest wines of Bordeaux.