In keeping with his practice of making vineyard, rather than varietal wines, Marcel Deiss blends this wine from different members of the Pinot family. It has a strongly dry spice element as well as fresher fruit and a touch of pears. Complex, it needs to age several years, 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.