Big, bold and fruity, this is a warm and rich wine. The wood-aging has rounded out the natural structure of the wine, giving it weight and density. Black fruits burst out of the glass, although the wine will be even better in 2015.
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.