A spectacular improvement on the 2003 vintage, this is a solid wine, all the elements in place. There is a tannic base on which all the dense black fruit and sweet acidity is piled, finishing with opulent ripeness.
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.