A big, ripe and rich wine, whose tannins are so well integrated into the bold, black fruits. The wine has weight, concentration and dark plum flavors that are spiced from wood aging. It's a wine that is ready to drink but will age, so drink until 2019.
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.