A blend from different premier cru vineyards, this is a freshly perfumed wine, with firm new wood and fruit tannins, but also some good ripe fruits. Give it a couple of years, and it will be well in balance, with its good juicy aftertaste.
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.