A fascinating dry wine made from a 3.6 acre parcel in the Sauternes appellation, planted with Sémillon vines dating back to 1929. While it is very young, it shows great potential with spice, apricot and peach fruit and just a touch of honey. It will develop well and should be left until 2018.
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.