A hugely dense and black-colored wine, this is the top cuvée from Lagrezette, named after a 17th-century dovecote on the property. Layers of wood march with black cherry and licorice flavors. This wine is very young, with bitterness and a powerful structure, and needs to age. 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.