This is the second wine from Premier Grand Cru Classé estate La Gaffelière, made from a selection of vines and barrels. It is rich and very ripe with bold black-fruit flavors and a dark, firm structure. The wine is already in balance, showing that it will develop quickly and attractively. Drink from 2018.
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.