The top wine from this estate, this is also the most dense and tight. An ageworthy medley of red fruits and peach is sharpened by acidity and a peppery edge. It does have a lighter touch with its poised crisp texture and its juicy aftertaste. However, it will be even better from the end of 2016.
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.