From a property that is just below the Montée de Tonnerre Premier Cru vineyard, the 30-year-old vines give a round, easygoing wine. The tight texture is really lost in the fresh pear and apple flavors and general ripeness. Drink now.
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.