This is a fine, mature wine, layering strawberry flavors with good rich toast and ripe acidity. It is powerful and rich, very much a food wine. There are flavors of crisp red apples as well as redcurrants giving complexity on top of the toast.
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.