These pieds are the 100-year-old vines whose fruit goes into this wine. And Armand is the father of the present owner, Henri Boiron. With all that said, this is a fine wine, smooth, rich, generous and full of juicy black plum and wood flavors as well as pepper. Imported by Wines of France.
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.