A smooth, wood-aged wine from the northern part of the Médoc, this shows mint and spice notes as well as a ripe black-plum flavor. Made in a style that features softened tannins, this is a complex and concentrated- wine that will benefit from an additional 2–3 years in the cellar.
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.