This small 12-acre property has a high proportion of Merlot in its blends. Still packed with high-toast wood flavors, this wine has a future, with plenty of ripe red-berry fruits and a generous texture. Wait for the wood to dissipate and for the fruit to come forward.
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.