A solid, chunky and structured wine, this wine has firm, dense fruits—black plum and sweet cherries—richly gathered into a powerful whole. There's a fine, juicy acidity that comes through at the end, bringing freshness to a very ageworthy wine.
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.