The improvements at this property started with this wine. It does show dark, maybe bitter tannins, but at the same time there is some sweet berry fruit, new wood that is balanced and a final flavor that is soft, jellied and fresh.
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.