Made from the estate's young vines and from a tiny parcel in the premier cru Les Baudes, this is still a wine with great presence. The aromas of new wood and sweet fruit show through as flavors of vanilla and rich, dark plums and raspberry jelly. The finishing acidity leaves a clean, fresh taste.
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.