Under the same ownership as Château Rauzan-Gassies in Margaux, this estate is in the north of Haut-Médoc region. It is dense with solid tannins and black fruit. A touch of black coffee hints at toasty wood as well as some extraction that needs to soften. The wine has potential; drink from 2021.
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.