From selected parcels on the Bertinerie vineyard, this is still a young, firmly structured wine. Red berry fruits offer a contrast to the solid tannins and rich texture. The wood aging still shows, giving a spicy character that will integrate as the wine matures. Drink from 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.