You can almost taste the stones that give this vineyard its name. This is a mineral, firm, tight wine that demands time to develop. The fruit is there, with flavors of white currants, but wait for this wine—at least four years.
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.