A rich and fruity wine with a dusty structure that allows the blackberry jelly flavors to show through. It has a stalky black currant edge that goes with the contrasting acidity. Drink over the next five 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.