This wine is a selection from three parcels fermented and aged in barrel. Despite this generous use of wood, the wine is just as much about the bright, ripe fruit of the vintage. Spice, black-currant flavor and concentration give a wine that deserves to age. Drink from 2020.
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.