Dry in style, this dark-hued wine comes from vines between 30 and 90 years old. With firm tannins and a dry core, it is only just showing its fruity side. Coming from a five-generation family's vineyard near Fleurie, it has the richness and potential of wines from this cru. 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.