Produced from 60-acres of vines on the plateau east of Saint-Émilion village, this is a fresh and fruity wine. It has layers of tannin surmounted with red cherry and black-currant fruits. The wine, with its dominance of Merlot, is developing well and will be ready to drink from 2018.
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.