Ripe, full-bodied and smoky, this is packed with blackberry juiciness. Its structured tannins form a powerful backing to this full and rich character, giving flavors of wood aging, richness and a firm, dry finish. For aging over 3–4 years, while drinkable sooner.
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.