One of the impressive range of single-vineyard wines from Vacheron, this is massive and dense, its acidity and citrus flavors masked by the ripe yellow fruits and opulent texture. The structure comes in with a firm showing of steeliness that suggests the wine could still age. Wait until 2016.
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.