Named for the dragon that supposedly fought against the sun in the Brand Grand Cru vineyard, this ripe wine is full of fruit and has a dense, tense structure that will need time to reach potential. It is driven by its mineral texture as much as the fruit, Drink from 2017.
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.