From a parcel of old vines, this is a blockbuster of a wine, overwhelming in its concentration. The richness of the fruit is initially almost shocking. But then it is possible to see that there is a structure, and, just, some fresh acidity. But this is not a wine for the fainthearted ; needs 5 years aging. Imported by Michael Skurnik Wines.
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.