Chanson owns the whole of this small premier cru. This vintage is firm and solid, contrasting with fresh acidity and tantalizing juice and fruit character. The tannins have a dark edge, but the fruit is well on its way to standing up to this structure.
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.