Full, fragrant and very perfumed, this is a beautiful ripe wine that is already showing signs of maturity. Its fragrant white fruit flavors are touched by minerality and texture. It could still be aged for another 2–3 years. The name recalls the local legend of the dragon who fought the sun.
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.