The line of premier crus, of which Les Cazetiers forms a part, are often picked later than the grand crus, the result of facing due east rather than south-east. But it can result in a beautifully perfumed wine. This is such a one; it has exotic aromas and flavors, along with the firm tannins that suggest good aging.
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.