From well-drained gravel soil, this is a structured wine, flavored with red plums, red berries and firm tannins. St Laurent is an underestimated grape, and this wine shows its wonderful, juicy potential.
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.