The extra year's wood aging has given this wine great depth of flavor and richness. It is concentrated, balancing sweet chocolate flavors and dry tannins to produce a finely structured wine that should age in bottle for another five years or more. —R.V.
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.