A smooth, wood-aged wine that shows ripe black berry fruits, already maturing. The soft tannins give a cushion of support, but the dominant factor in this wine is the easy, ready-to-drink maturity. The wine is named after the Irish 18 century founder of the property.
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.