A chateau owned by Benjamin de Rothschild. The wine has some richness, spiced with wood, blackberry, dark tannins and a potential for some aging. It also has the freshness from acidity that remains the hallmark of the 2004 vintage.
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.