It's not hard to spot the top wine from Domaine Thomas, given the name and the weight of the bottle. It is a wine that needs aging, its intense, concentrated mineral character needing to soften. But already it is rich, with its ripe apple flavors freshened with orange zest.
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.