An attractively fruity wine, with the richness of 2009 giving sweet red cherry fruits, blackberries and a balanced layer of tannin. Produced in the vineyards of the 18th century Château de Fleurie, this is a wine with good concentration and weight as well as fine fruit.
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.