A small parcel of vines belonging to Château Peyrabon are in Pauillac and these are vinified separately as Fleur Peyrabon. This 2002 is piled with wood, dense tannins and dryness. What is missing at this stage is fruit, which is submerged by the dryness and tannins.
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.