Just the right amount of wood aging gives this ripe wine great style. It has juicy blackberry fruits to balance the spice and toast character, offering richness and a full, fruity character finished with acidity.
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.