This is Judith Beck's flagship wine, a single vineyard Blaufränkisch, firmly tannic, solid, chunky, but still keeping a wonderfully perfumed character. The fruit is very pure, black berry juice dominant, along with acidity. Impressive and worth 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.