With the right intensity for a premier cru, this is a rich, lightly toasty wine. It has layers of chalky, mineral texture along with dense fruits and a sense of structure and potential. Drink from 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.