Originally from a single wooden vat (number five), the wine is a selection from a parcel of 55-year-old vines. It is concentrated and dense, showing considerable aging potential. Dark fruits, acidity and spice come together to produce a rich, concentrated wine. Drink from late 2017.
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.