Produced from estate-grown grapes, this is an impressive blend of ripe fruit, black and dense in style and very concentrated. The wine has weight and richness, dark plum and firm structure that is cut by a steel shaft of acidity. It's worth aging for another 3–4 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.