One of the many properties in Margaux owned by the Lurton family (Bordeaux's largest landowners). Durfort-Vivens is an estate that has improved dramatically, as in this 2004, packed with new wood flavors but with great balancing ripe fruit.
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.