Ancient vines on the plateau of La Crau give a wine which is relatively soft, almost smooth in character, despite the dry tannins hiding in the background. This will develop more in the way of intense flavors, but it seems it will always be quite a subdued wine. Imported by Kermit Lynch.
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.