Full and rich, this has intense, ripe black-plum fruit, with layers of wood aging that give the wine a dry, firm character. The Malbec and Cabernet Sauvignon in the blend give it tannic structure and concentrated juiciness. Age this for at least six years.
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.