Fifty-year old vines form the basis of this rich wine. It brings out an exotic, concentrated spicy character along with green plum, pear fruits and bright acidity. The smooth texture sits on an ageworthy wine. Give it 2–3 years. Screwcap. Imported by Grape Expectations (CA).
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.