A salty nudge in this ripe wine gives a tangy edge to the rich apricot and spice flavors. Warm and generous, it keeps an edgy acidity that shows its aging potential. Still tight while fruity, the wine that comes from the westernmost of the grand crus will be ready to drink from 2022.
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.