A dark and dense manifestation of Tannat, this is bold, rich and full of both ripe fruits and acidity. Structured with a mineral and granite-like texture, this is a wine that demands serious aging. It should be kept at least until 2017 and better beyond that.
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.