Great ripe tarry fruit, tempered with structured wood bring out the character of this wood-aged wine dominated by Carignan and Grenache. This has solid, dark black fruits and great ripe flavors. It's big and powerful.
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.