Vaulorent is often grouped with others as Fourchaume Premier Cru. Here Brocard has bottled it separately to bring out its ripe fruits and warm character. The wine is toasty, smooth although not losing its more mineral texture. It offers a delicious, rounded vanilla aftertaste.
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.