From the showplace château of Moncontour, this wine delivers ripe fruitiness balanced by a more structured, steely texture. Tight acidity gives both freshness and structure to this still-young wine. Wait until 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.