Powerful, intense and packed with rich green fruits, this is the top wine from Thierry Redde. There's an attractive smoky character to the ripe fruit, a bloom of summer herbs and some good lively apple flavors. Drink now, or keep for another year.
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.