It would almost be worth buying this wine for its mock-medieval label alone. But the wine is also worth it—rich, but firmly structured, a good density with some bitter chocolate to go with the black berry fruits and the dark tannins.
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.