Named after the grandfather (Aïeul in the local patois) of the current owner, the wine is concentrated and powerful. It is rich wine with a smooth character that belies the dense tannins behind it. Blackberry fruit and tight acidity give this wine aging potential. Drink from 2020.
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.