Showing the rustic edge that sometimes characterizes wines from Listrac, this still offers smooth new wood and tight blackberry fruit flavors. It is still developing, with the wood probably too prominent.
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.