This shows the results of how well Grand-Puy-Ducasse has developed over recent years. This 2006 shows the fruit of the vintage—black cherries, berries and dark Cabernet plums. It has a good density of texture, which promises some aging.
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.