Ripe and full in the mouth, this is a forward, fruity wine. It has fragrant tobacco and spice notes followed by flavors of luscious blackberries. Softly tannic in structure, it will age, so drink now and until 2019.
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.