This blend from small parcels in different premier cru vineyards has a touch of wood with an almost chalky texture. Ripe yellow fruits give it a rich, rounded character. Delicious, refreshing acidity adds the balance the wine needs. Still textured, it needs to age, so drink from 2017.
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.