Using fruit sourced from old, low-yielding vines, this is black in color and in taste, with ripe black-plum and licorice flavors that show toasty wood influence. Although the wine's name translates to “pure pleasure,” the true pleasure will be revealed in five years when it will become opulent and powerful.
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.