A fine, elegant blend which shows restrained leather and herbal aromas and flavors of wood. This estate wine from the Rothschild-owned property is soft, with a layer of dark black cherries and prominent acidity. It should age over 4-5 years.
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.