This flagship wine from the Minervois is disappointing. It is lightweight, dominated by acidity. Maybe the vintage did not help, but this is has an undernourished feel to it which demands more in the way of richness.
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.