From the great 2000 vintage, this is suitably deep, impressive wine. Wood and vanilla aromas show through to taste with sweet blackcurrants, some sweet jelly flavors, balanced with a big, long-term aging structure. Magnol is a property in the southern Médoc, owned by Barton & Guestier.
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.