90–92. Barrel Sample. Produced from young vines at Pichon Longueville, this is a soft, fruity and rounded wine. The fine acidity melds into ripe plum and berry fruit tones. This wine will age quickly.
Roger Voss covers Bordeaux, Burgundy, Champagne, the Loire and South-West France as well as Portugal. His passion is matching food with wine, bringing the pleasures of the table to wine lovers. He has written six books on wine and food, and was previously national correspondent on wine for the London Daily Telegraph. He is based in the Bordeaux region.