What a powerful wine, full of dark, brooding fruits. It's big and solid, but the edges blur into some delicious rich flavors, with hints of acidity on the finish. Very much in the Bertagna style, this is rich and mouth-filling.
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.