This blend of Duras and Syrah, both local grapes, produced a ripe wine with notes of caramel and rich red fruit. It has concentration as well as acidity, and a spicy, ripe aftertaste. Drink now.
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.