One of three single-parcel wines, this comes from the terrace closest to the river Lot. It makes for a sumptuous wine, rich in black fruit and rounded tannins. Fresh acidity keeps the wine alive. The structure of Malbec is already well integrated into the juicy fruits.
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.