94–96. Barrel Sample. This estate is in a privileged position, across the road from Château Pétrus. A rich wine, while keeping a sense of elegance and proportion, with fine acidity and black currant fruit. Fine tannins finish this excellent wine.
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.