Part of a new range from this producer featuring rare grapes, this is made from a cross between Tannat and Cabernet Sauvignon, developed in 1955. The wine is like a trip back in time to the era when reds were high in tannins and acidity. It's a curiosity for those who like such things.
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.