This is a fruity, perfumed wine with mint and new wood aromas that round out the black-fruit tannins. It's concentrated and rich with a great, juicy aftertaste, a powerful wine that will certainly age over 2–3 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.