To the west of Saint-Estèphe, the swathe of vineyards extends into the forest. This estate has produced a firm, structured wine that, for the vintage, has good potential. It is already balanced between dry tannins and black-currant fruits, with spice and acidity thrown in. 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.