This is the most earthy and rustic of the wines produced by Batasiolo. The fruit is firm, solid and tannic, with flavors of parsnips and crisp acidity. Already coming into balance, it should develop relatively fast, over the next five to 10 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.