The small Pauillac vineyard close to some of the first growths is able to bring out all the Cabernet-dominated structure of the appellation. Look for black currant fruits, dark tannins and dense texture. Age for six years.
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.