Mint flavors reflect the new wood aging in this smooth, ripe wine. It has a fine structure, ample acidity and blackberry fruit. This textured, structured wine is ready for 4–6 years of aging.
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.