From a vineyard that is shaped like a butterly (Papillon), this is a ripe, rich and dry wine. It has honey, almonds and fresh pear, with a taut mineral structure to hold it all together. Although delicious, the wine is still too young, so wait until 2017 for it to begin to shine.
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.