This is a hugely rich wine, very concentrated, yet with a light touch of acidity that gives it some crispness. It is on the dry side, though with some sweetness that comes through on the soft, rounded finish.
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.