Named after the French soldier who served under George Washington, this is an attractive, upright wine. Acidity and fresh cherries come through strongly along with a dry layers of tannins. It's likely to age at least a few more months, so drink from 2016.
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.