A delicious and richly creamy wine, full-bodied, with green plum and pink grapefruit flavors. There's freshness, but also power. Still young, just bottled, this wine will develop over 4–5 years. Les Pentes, slopes, refers to the slope of the vineyard.
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.