The 2015 Chateau Pichon Longueville was a superlative wine from barrel. The Chateau Pichon Longueville possesses an extraordinarily pure but intense bouquet with blackberry, bilberry, crushed stone and graphite that seem to gain intensity with aeration. The palate is medium-bodied with svelte tannin, great depth and cohesion, gently gripping the mouth although not as tannic or as masculine as I was anticipating, exhibiting great finesse on the finish. This 2015 Chateau Pichon Longueville wine is certainly within first growth quality. Anticipated maturity: 2022 – 2050.