The vines for this wine have an average age of 40–50 years, giving a great concentration of flavors from low-yielding plants. For a Grüner it is monumental in character, packed with flavors of lychees, sage and pepper. With this intensity of flavor, this should be a wine for aging.
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.