A blend of small parcels from different premier crus, this is big and boldly structured with the fruit to match it. Red plums and red currants are partnered with a solid, dark structure. The palate exhibits firm signs of wood aging, and finishes with both acidity and some youthful bitterness. For aging over 5–6 years.
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.