An unusual Chardonnay produced from Cahors vineyards, this is an obviously wood-aged wine. Spice and toast are dominant at this stage and show that this rich wine needs time to allow the ripe tropical fruits to come through. Drink from 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.