This is a dense and rounded wine that has St. Laurent's characteristically juicy profile. It also has ripe tannins and a herbal character that brings out spice and acidity. This structured wine could age well for another four years.
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.