This wine is rounded, rich with jammy black-cherry fruits that are backed up by the still-young structure. Made from vines planted in 1958, it is perfumed with spice and smokiness from the wood aging. The density promises a wine for aging. Drink from 2025.
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.