One of the properties owned by insurance giant AXA, and under the same management as Château Pichon Longueville, this estate is making some impressive wines. The 2004 is modern, concentrated, polished, and dominated by intense, juicy fruits and new wood.
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.