This ripe and smooth wood-aged cru wine from small parcels on the south slope of 1,174-foot Côte du Py is now very approachable. It has generous tannins that are mature and with fine acidity and black-cherry fruits. The wine, concentrated and rich, is ready to drink.
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.