A single-vineyard wine from a top site in Gols. It is darkly solid, a powerful wine that exudes dark figs, firm tannins and big, rich fruit. There is an impressive muscularity about this wine, the acidity serving to freshen it without distracting from the weight. Age for 2–3 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.