This is one of the most northerly of the Médoc estates, only six miles from the ocean. That gives a cool feel to the wine, emphasizing fruit rather than structure. Plenty of juicy acidity gives the wine a lift. Drink from 2022.
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.