From one of the fine estates on the Pez plateau at the heart of Saint-Estèphe, this firm and structured wine seems at this stage to have absorbed too much wood flavor, which gives toughness. However, plenty of fruit is currently being masked, so the wine should develop well. Drink from 2018.
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.