Only just in bottle, this wine needs time—Jacques Genet, the owner, suggest another 9–10 years, but 4–5 would be nearer the mark. A serious wine, as always with this cuvée from Joguet: dense, spicy, black currant flavored, with toast flavors showing to finish.
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.