Fermented and aged in wood, this wine is firm with dark tannins over blackberry fruits. It is ripe, generous and full bodied. The structure and the rich fruitiness will allow the wine to age further, so wait until 2017.
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.