There is no wood aging here, just blackberry fruits and a smoky texture from a wine produced on this 200-acre estate. The wine is smooth, from obviously ripe grapes giving a rich character while still remaining fresh. Drink this wine 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.