A distinguished wine, with power and richness but also dignity. The structure is more fine than firm, showing some dark tannins but more black fruits. There is a mineral edge, giving some good tension, the wine finishing dense.
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.