Rich and soft, this is marked by a powerful black-fruit flavor rather than by strong tannins. There is nothing subtle in this hugely dense and concentrated offering. Ready to drink.
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.