Jean-Marc Lafont's 16-acre Les Charmes vineyard is on granite soil in the west of the cru appellation. The wine is firm and concentrated with serious tannins as well as perfumed juicy black fruits. With its tannins, it is a wine to age. 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.