From 70-year-old vines on the Crasto estate, this is an impressive wine, with its superripe fruit layered with acidity and the sweetest of berry flavors. Wood aging gives roundness to go with the tight mineral complexity.
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.