A normal five-barrel production was cut to two because of hail. This wine is firm, with hints of the generosity of the appellation waiting behind the dry texture. It's structured, with acidity and plum skins that will take some time. Drink from 2019.
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.