Big, rich and powerful, this uses grapes sourced from a small section of the Corton hill that's close to Charlemagne. It has the ripe pineapple and apricot flavors to go with the acidity. With its enormous concentration, this is ready to age over at least 10 years.
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.