Grown on the flat plain beneath the ridge of Saint-Émilion, this wine comes from light sand and gravel soil. That is reflected in the balance of the wine. Its firm tannins are comfortably embedded in the ripe berry fruits and the wine will soon be ready to drink. Just wait until the end of 2017.
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.