This is a big, still young wine. Its structure remains dominant, giving chewy tannins and concentration. The fruit is ripe, generous, just ready to bring its blackberry juice character forward. For aging over several 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.