Confuron-Cotetidot was one of the pioneers of cold maceration before fermentation, giving extra color and extract to the wine. Intensely powerful coffee flavors and dry tannins support black fruits and just a touch of orange zest. Wood and fruit tannins are dry but generous, suggesting that this wine has good aging ability.
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.