Definitely the lightest of Saint-Emilion's Premiers Grand Crus in 2006, this wine aims below its station. It is attractive, perfumed, fresh, with open berry fruits. But the texture is thin and the tannins are almost mature. Not for much aging.
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.