Next door to Cheval Blanc's vineyard, La Dominique is rapidly improving its quality. This 2011 is rich and concentrated with full, ripe fruit, still young but with great potential. The tannins are soft, cushioned and dense. Drink from 2017.
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.