Derived from the location of the vineyard in Saburin, this wine's name also reminds us that the Romans were here. The wine is well structured and rich. With 12 months in wood, it conveys spice as well as generous fruit, warm tannins and final acidity. Drink this wine now.
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.