It's certainly a rich wine, packed with white fruits, nutmeg, some tight acidity but also an overarching flavor of wood. The fruit is big, weighty, a real mouthful of flavor, very ripe. This single-vineyard wine is certainly at the top of Château de Fuissé's range.
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.