This is a wood-aged wine, with a spicy character, that's rich with both generous tannins and black fruits. It has a ripe fruity character with plenty of balancing acidity and a warm full-bodied aftertaste. The wine is ready to drink.
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.