A dry wine that takes its cue from the intense ageworthy acidity of the 1996 vintage. It brings in all the right pink grapefruit flavors and tight structure that promises several years bottle aging. Even the Dumangin tendency of having apparent high dosage is thankfully missing with this delicious wine.
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.