The wine comes from rocky soil at the southern end of the Madiran appellation. It is an impressive structured wine, dark with tannins and with rich perfume. The wine is still aging with its structure very much intact. The black fruits are full and rich. Drink this wine from 2019.
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.