The Pauillac vineyard under the same ownership as Château Peyrabon has produced an impressive 2008. It has power and intensity with the ripe, smooth fruits given muscle by the dark, chewy tannins. It's designed for aging, wait five years at least.
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.