This is a lush wine that oozes with the superripe flavor of sweet blackberry. The firm tannins and dense structure act as a counterbalance and push the wine into a more structured sphere. The fruit quality and overall balance promise 4–5 years of aging.
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.