This is the vineyard that Paul Blanck made its own, being almost single-handedly responsible for its classification as grand cru. It certainly deserves the promotion, because the Rieslings are great wines, full of currants and mineral flavors. This wine has an intensity of flavor that comes from aging in large wood barrels. Cellar this for five years or more. A Peter Vezan Selection, various U.S. importers.
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.