This is an intensely mineral wine that's wonderfully crisp as well as rich. It is strongly textured and tight with acidity, structure, along with powerful pepper and ripe pear flavors. This is a wine for aging, don't drink before 2016. Screwcap.
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.