This is a ripe, full-bodied wine, produced by a grouping of 19 growers. A single-vineyard wine, it offers spice and vanilla from wood aging as well as black-currant fruits. Its acidity and bold fruitiness augure well for its future. Drink from 2018.
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.