This wine is full of smoky tannins and ripe black fruits, with a light touch of acidity. It's dense, structured as befits the vintage, and still has a way to go. Set on the slopes above the river Garonne, this is a seriously improved estate, bought by the Dulon family in 2004. Drink from 2016.
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.