Segonzac's wines are consistently good, and Heritage, the top label, performed well in 2003. The wine has some of the overt richness of the year, with its chocolate and very ripe fruits. But there is good, tough tannin and just the right amount of balancing finishing acidity.
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.