A rounded wine, very green and opulent. Like many of the Fouassier wines, this needs time to breathe, as it gradually begins to show its intense currant, star fruit and green herbal character. Then the steel core comes through with a great burst of final acidity.
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.