With its stumpy, old fashioned bottle and cork, this is an LBV for aging. It is perfumed and smooth, with a core of solid tannins and a firm texture. Black fruits and just the right amount of sweetness balance the dryness of the spirit. Keep for several years, or drink 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.