The estate wine of Jean-Luc Baldès is often overshadowed by the limited production wines. In itself, though, it is a firm, solid, well balanced wine, rich and expressing the minerality of Malbec in Cahors. This vintage should be aged, 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.