In the village of Arcins, in the heart of the Haut-Médoc, this estate belongs to the Castel family, one of the largest drinks companies in France. This wine, with its generous tannins and ripe blackberry fruit, is easy, generous and likely to age well and quickly. Its tannic structure is fully integrated into the fruitiness. Drink this wine from 2023.
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.