The top wine of the pair produced by the Lurton brothers, this is a bomb of a wine, exploding fruit and superripe tannins in the mouth. It has the proper dry layer over this fruit, but it's more about velvet and smoothness. It shows great structure, and could certainly age for five 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.