With spicy wood and mint aromas, the wine has ripe blackberry fruit, sweet tannins and some fine concentrated dark flavors. It is structured with a dry core of acidity and fruit skins. Ready to drink, but worth aging.
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.