With vineyards in Lamarque close to the Gironde estuary, the wine has fresh acidity, bright berry fruits and a core of tannins. These are firm at this stage with prominent acidity to finish.
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.