“Schist” is the soil for this wine. Old vine Syrah, Grenache and Carignan give a dusty, tannic structure to the biodynamically grown fruit, which is packed with pure acidity and flavors of herbs and black plum skins.
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.