Perhaps Colossal was an unfortunate name for this wine, suggesting something that is overpowering. But then this massive, dark wine does live up to its name. Its concentration and richness is underlined by the bitter licorice extration flavors. A lighter touch would have been better.
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European Editor, Reviews wines from Portugal and France
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.