With vines in the Verdon region in the north of Provence, Château Thuerry has produced an exemplary Bordeaux blend, firmly tannic and packed with black currant fruit. It's ageworthy and worth keeping for a few more years.
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.