"Bought in 2012. A 9 hectare property very close to the chateau. 80% Merlot, 20% Cabernet Sauvignon – the inverse of Haut Bailly. Dark cherry and rose petal aromas, leading into a palate of crunchy raspberry fruit and fresh, steely acidity. There is an elegant lightness of touch and finesse here.
C&B Score: 17.5
Drinking dates: 2024-30
Lay down 2024 - 2030
Today's Bordeaux' wines retain a certain stoical classicism, whilst meeting more modern expectations of accessibility.