A really perfumed wine, full of oak and truffle aromas. With its juicy rich fruit, it is not a shy wine. Bold red fruits, balanced tannins and a ripe texture all contribute to the dense concentration. The alcohol shows in the pepper edge. Drink this just mature wine now.
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.