From Pierre Caslot, one of the top traditional winemakers in Bourgueil, comes this firm, quite tannic wine, whose solid structure is compensated by the fresh raspberry flavors. This needs at least three years aging, but it does show the firm, classic side of Bourgueil.
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.