Densely structured and packed with great ripe fruits, this is a fine wine dominated by black fruit. From the 190-acre estate owned by the Valentin and Durand families, it has solidity, depth and some acidity. The finish is minty and herbal, with a hint of bitter chocolate.
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.