Annick and Jean-Marc Lafont's three acres on the slopes below the chapel of la Madone give a firm and concentrated cru wine that will repay aging. There are layers of red-berry fruits that are cut with solid tannins and a dry core. The wine will age, so 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.