Big, ripe and fruity, this is a warm and rounded wine made from old vines. Soft tannins are well integrated into the smoky wood flavors and blackberry fruits. By late 2014, it will be a full-bodied wine.
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.