The most satisfying of recent offerings from this Lafite-managed estate. It is certainly tough and young, but with its great black berry fruits and ripe plum flavors, it also shows elegant tannins and balanced acidity. Excellent aging potential.
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.