This solid, wood-aged wine is a step up from the standard Mouton Cadet blend. Dense and tannic, it offers a good core of black and red fruits and acidity. Made to be drunk young, it could still age until 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.