From clay and chalk soil, Boisfleury is the finest of Alain Cailbourdin's three cuvées. This 2006 gives ripeness and freshness, but also a firm structure and weight behind the mineral front. This should age well—over 5 years.
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.