A cuvée that is only bottled in top years, this is powerfully rich, dense and very structured in a very heavy bottle. Intense black fruits, dark tannins and tight acidity all add to the spice, the wood aging and the concentrated texture. It's ready to drink.
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.