This is a concentrated and structured wine with dark tannins and a dense character. The wine is very solid, dark and powerful. It comes from a cool, high elevation vineyard that gives as much structure as fruit at this stage.
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.