Made from 30-year old vines, this is a big, concentrated wine, where bitter chocolate and dark tannins dominate the blackberry fruits. It shows great richness without edging over the top. The balance continues right through to the finish.
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.