Opulent and ripe, this is a powerful, wood-aged wine. It has a fine mix of tropical fruits, spice and vanilla. The richness is cut through with pink grapefruit to give a fine sense of poise and balance. Age for at least four years.
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.