The wine comes from a parcel within the Bougros Grand Cru. It is tight, still very young although with weight and ripe apricot flavors. The density of the wine marks it out, its flavors running right through the texture. It finishes with fragrant, intense acidity. 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.