The blend of 70% Malbec and 30% Merlot is produced in the vineyard around this 12th-century castle. This is an impressive wine with its balanced structure and dark tannins. Concentrated and powered by its black plum fruits and acidity, it will age. Drink from 2020.
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.