Grapes sourced from 60-year-old vines have given this structured wine firm tannins and concentration. With its lean edge of acidity, this demands aging in order to bring out the reticent fruitiness.
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.