A small property owned by Château Carbonnieux, Haut-Vigneau has produced a serious while still fruity wine. Its spicy wood is attractive and gives a warm character to the cherry and red berry flavors. The wine will certainly age over the medium term, so 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.