A step up from Sélection in the Moulin-à-Vent range from Duboeuf, this wine has been aged in oak for six months. The result is a ripe, smoothly textured wine, its cherry fruits offering an attractive smoky character. It could do with a year, even two, for aging.
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.