This is one of Raffault's single-vineyard wines, coming from the first slope above the Loire. It is delicate, with light, fresh red fruits and a good smoky edge. This is ready to drink now; might age for another year.
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.