This juicy, fruity wine, perhaps named after the stony soil, is bold, rich and structured. With firm tannins and acidity, it is definitely a wine for aging. The promise is there with the generous acidity and crisp, bright aftertaste. Drink from 2023.
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.