A blend of old vine wines from the 2005 and 2007 vintages, this brings out a surprisingly mature sophistication in what is normally a simpler fruity grape. It has a smooth, rich character, buoyed by acidity, while offering spice and a light touch of wood.
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.