This is the first vintage at this Fleurie property by new owner Alexandra de Vazeilles. It is rich, full of red fruits with considerable acidity. Hints of the 12 months wood aging show in the spice and smoothness at the end. The wine is ready to drink.
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.