A tight and closed wine from the southernmost premier cru, this is still developing. As it fills out, it will bring in the apple ripeness and fresh character that are just a hint at the moment. It will certainly remain structured and nervy with a strongly steely aftertaste. Drink from 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.