This is one of the top two wines of Moulis (the other is Chasse-Spleen), and the 2004 maintains the Poujeaux's reputation for making wines beyond their class. This is a big wine, exuding power and authority, packed with ripe, but firm tannins and peppered black cherry fruits. With its structure, it will definitely age.
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.