The Clos du Bourg vineyard has produced a concentrated wine, definitely dry, but with richness rounding it out magnificently. The texture is tight, flavors of ripe apples and cream surrounded by dense, complex mineral, almond and spice. Age for at least 7–10 years.
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.