This is a huge, powerful wine, from the almost black color to the aromas of tarry fruit, and the flavors of wood and sweet blackberries. It will certainly age well—10 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.