The ultra-steep Kirchberg de Barr vineyards can give ripe wines such as this from its great exposure. The wine has a ripe character, the yellow fruits cut through with lively acidity, a perfumed character. Fruity, likely to age over the next 3–5 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.