Sixty-year-old vines give concentration and richness to a wine that also has a light step. Plum, dark chocolate and some wood come together in a wine that has ripe fruit and a still-youthful structure.
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.