Big, tough tannins and dark brooding fruits give this wine a great sense of restrained power. It has firm muscles, offering support to the plush blue berry, currant and dark plum skins. It need good aging, at least over three years.
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European Editor, Reviews wines from Portugal and France
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.