This highly perfumed wine is rich in both black fruits and tannins. It has good structure and a dense texture, both enhanced by the wood aging. Acidity at the end keeps the wine crisp.
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.