The deep soil of the Grands Cras has given a wine that is rich, mature and spicy. It's dominated by bitter cherry fruits, fragrant acidity and a softly tannic structure. Drink now.
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.