In the Bourotte family since 1926, this ancient property has modernized itself. This 2004 shows dominant new wood and black currant fruit flavors, with a herbal element which comes from the percentage of Cabernet Franc in the blend. With its black tannins, it promises aging potential.
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.