Billards is the name of a small area of Saint-Amour. The cru wine from this vineyard is richly structured and packed with juicy black fruits. There is a mineral texture from the granite subsoil that gives the wine its structure. Drink from late 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.