Named after Jean-Baptiste Audy, a wine merchant and the grandfather of the present owner, this is the top wine from Courlat. It's highly polished, the new wood smoothing out the rough edges of the dry fruit tannins. It has good fresh fruit and 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.