Powerful and concentrated, this has flavors of black plum skin and damson, with a juicy layer surrounding the solid structure. Weighty and dense, it could age for several more 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.