Rich and concentrated, this has great depth of flavor, which is sustained by wood influence. With its powerful structure and flavors of dark plum skins and ripe berries, it is certainly a wine for aging at least 4–5 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.