This estate has consistently underperformed. It was recently purchased by British businessman Simon Halabi, who plans to put fresh impetus into the property. This wine has plenty of plus points: It is well-balanced, emphasizing elegance rather than weight, but it does lack depth and intensity.
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.