This red blend with Alicante Bouschet is impressive both for its color and its dense, powerful texture. It's a powerhouse of ripe black fruits, concentrated tannins and perfumed fruitiness. Named after the barn owl, found in the woods around the vineyard, it will be ready to drink from 2018.
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.