From the Pomerol estate under the same ownership as Léoville-las-Cases in Saint-Julien. A big wine, with generous, opulent fruit. Bitter chocolate as well as ripe black skins and big firm fruits and tannins. To finish, there is a lift of freshness, but this is more about sweet fruits.
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.