This is a finely structured, tarry-flavored wine, with notes of herbs and sweet spices along with mature fruits. It's rich and full bodied, with just a touch of pepper. Drink now or age for another year.
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.