Using grapes sourced from stony soil, this is a serious, tight and mineral-driven wine. It has firm tannins that dominate the potentially juicy red fruits. Powerful and concentrated.
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.