The chateau is a fortified 12th-century building. With 120 acres of vines, this is large estate. This wine, attractive and fruity is lively, bright with acidity and crisp red-currants. Give it a few months for the initial acidity to soften and drink from late 2017.
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.