Named after the mother of the current grower, this wine is a Rhône-like blend of Syrah and Grenache. The result is a fresh wine with an edge of tannins that give it structure. A ripe wine, it has also preserved its crisp, bright fruitiness.
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.