Rich and spicy, this is a smooth, wood-aged wine. It has ripe tannins and some concentrated fruits. With its acidity and dry aftertaste, it will certainly age.
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.