Big and spicy wood flavors dominate this rich, expressive wine. With its black currant and berry flavors, it's both fruity and structured. There is dense dryness as well that gives concentration to back up the fruitiness.
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.