This intense and spicy wine comes from a vineyard planted in 1925 on chalk soils. While red fruit is dominant, there are also some firm tannins to back up its juiciness. It's likely to improve over the next few months and will be ready to drink in mid-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.