Heavily wooded, this is a wine in which the toastiness is too much for the fruit. You can feel the weight, with hints of white fruits, but all that wood is just too much. Imported by Wilson Daniels Ltd.
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.