Managed by André Lurton, this property has been revitalized in the past decade. The 2004 shows smooth blackberry fruit and ripe tannins, underpinned by the spice of finely balanced new wood. This suggests it is not a wine for long-term aging, but will be ready to drink in five years.
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.