Set in the southern half of the Pauillac appellation, this estate still is not expressing the quality of its vineyard location. The wine is firm, lean with tight acidity and dry tannins. It will soften, although not by much.
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.