The vineyard surrounds a 14th century castle, built by the English. The wine from organically grown grapes, is rich and full. Still with some tannins while also with rich black fruits, it is structured, ripe and generous. The wine is ready to drink, although keeping it until 2017 will make it even better.
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.