A firm and concentrated wine, this is dark and full bodied. It shows the superripe fruit produced by the 2009 vintage. Attractively full and juicy, it has extra weight and a dark chocolate flavor, plus a spicy finish. Age for 2–3 years.
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.