Dating back to the 16th century, this estate's 52-acre vineyard faces the Gironde estuary. The wine is dark, firm and concentrated. The tannins are firm, and hard edged. The acidity and the smoky character of the wine make a fine balance with its tough, young side. Drink from 2019.
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.