Long wood aging is the secret behind this smooth, complex wine. It has softened the dark fruits giving both richness and the potential for considerable aging. Dense and powerful, keep this fine wine for at least six 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.