With a blast of Petit Verdot in the blend (15%, not typical Médoc), this structured, toasty wine revels in its ripe tannins. It is packed with fruit, with a dry core that will allow it to age. Drink the wine from 2024.
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.