It's quite a flourish of a name that refers to the vineyard from which this wine comes. This 2004 is now mature, a combination of honey, nuts and a hint of green asparagus and aromas of undergrowth. Go for this wine for its secondary flavors, not the fruit, and then it becomes delicious.
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.