Overripe, jammy fruits and dry tannins are an odd combination. They don't work in this wine that has a hot character. This is the first vineyard in Blaye certified by Terra Vitis for sustainable viticulture.
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.