The piles of rocks taken from the vineyard and heaped around the edge are what give the bizarre name of this vineyard. To taste, the wine is soft, sweetly ripe with an attractive, ripe creamy character, lifted by toast.
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.