Madame de Jessey's spectacular property has a portion of the Clos du Papillon vineyard. This wine from the well-balanced 2006 vintage shows freshness above all, the exotic spice element layered with white peaches, just an edge of dry almond paste and acidity that wraps around all the flavors.
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.