Rich and smooth, this is a ripe wine packed with blackberry fruits and sweet tannins that give a soft, while firm, structure. From the owner of Léoville Poyferré in Saint-Julien, it is sophisticated and elegant. Drink from 2017.
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.