Under the ownership of Patrick Bernard (same family as the owners of Domaine de Chevalier), this is an up-and-coming estate that makes fine wines. This 2003 is particularly rich, a solid, generously tannic wine that has excellent ripe black fruits, sweet tannins and tarry flavors.
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.