A rich and smooth wine, this is packed with black fruits that are touched with smoky tannins from the wood aging. It's full, fruity and structured on the palate. It will age over at least 5–6 years, but, with its rich texture, it will be drinkable soon.
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.