A parcel of old vines in the Brandluft vineyard gives the typical concentration and intense minerality to be expected from low yields. The wine is perfumed, with a bone-dry texture and melon and orange fruitiness. It needs to age, so drink from 2017.
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.