The extra seriousness that the slopes of Mount Brouilly give to a wine are very evident here. It is dense and structured, with flavors of mint as well as black fruits. The wine should age further, so drink from mid-2018.
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.