A parcel of 90-year-old vines gives this stunning wine. It has so much richness, complexity and concentration. It's dense with dried plums, black figs and lifted by acidity that seems to come right from the base of the wine. It is worth aging 4–5 years, maybe more.
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.