This is like a second wine of Château Lagrézette, bringing out fruit as much as structure. It's full of ripe black fruits, sweet wood flavors and final acidity. A touch of truffle points up a lightly herbal character, adding complexity while not losing sight of the rich nature of the wine.
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.