Smooth and rich, this is full of generous, opulent black-fruit flavors. This second wine from the legendary Vesuvio estate is a grand cru in its own right—powerful, structured and full of extremely ripe fruit. It is delicious, but will benefit from 3–4 years of 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.