Owned by a branch of the family that also owns nearby Château Pontet-Canet, this estate is really improving. The 2013 is attractive with ripe fruit and delicious acidity, supported by a firm, dry backdrop of solid tannins. Drink from 2020.
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.