Structured, concentrated wine, showing the firm texture of the vintage with firm tannins balancing intense acidity. The wine has power—witness the alcohol—but this is contained in a more elegant texture. Best to age this wine for 4–5 years.
P.R. Grisley Company
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European Editor, Reviews wines from Portugal and France
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.