A perfumed wine, this is full of black fruits that are shot through with acidity. It is bright, soft and only hinting at tannins. This second wine of Château Pichon Longueville Comtesse de Lalande will develop quickly and become an attractive, fruity wine from 2018.
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.