The second wine of Mas des Étoiles is a powerhouse in itself. Packed with dark fruit and tannins, it is structured and dense. To make it accessible earlier than the top wine of the estate, plummy fruitiness lies over the structure. Drink from 2016.
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.