The wine comes from the Alpilles mountains, made famous by Van Gogh's paintings. It has a tight, steely character that comes from the wild terroir while keeping delicious freshness and acidity. It could age until late 2014.
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.