This wine is all about minerality. It is dark, with a powerful tannic structure that dominates the spices and red fruits. Strong acidity and a layer of cool freshness mark this wine. A blend of Syrah, Grenache, Carignan and Mourvèdre, it has aging potential for a couple more years.
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.