This is a rare estate in Pauillac that is not classified but rather a crus bourgeois. Its blend, with more Merlot than Cabernet Sauvignon, is also unusual. The wine itself is ripe and structured, with plenty of the tannic character and black-currant fruit of young Pauillac. Drink from 2023.
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.