Rich, maturing fruit flavors bring blackberries and sweet plums to the fore. They are firmly sustained by dense tannins, themselves rich. This is a solid, wood aged wine that has weight and some good concentration.
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.