Full-bodied and rich, this wine is ripe with peach, apple and pear flavors but wonderfully integrated with acidity. Edgy texture and toasty hints of wood aging give the wine depth and complexity. Like any Grand Cru, it needs to be aged so drink from 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.