Firm and dry, this wine shows more than its 10 years of aging. It has acidity as much as fruit, along with strong wood-aged flavors that push the spirit forward. At the end, it is all about the acidity and old wood flavors.
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.