Everything is overpowering with this wine, from the weight of the bottle, to the alcohol, to the intense flavors. It is an impressive one-glass-only wine, packed with concentrated juicy fruity, spice and wood flavors. Drink now.
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.