This firmly tannic wine, a blend of Baga and Merlot, is juicy and strongly structured. Black currant and tight blackberry notes surround the solid, dry core of fruit and wood tannins. The wine needs to age for at least three years.
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.