This great, solid, tannic wine is a huge statement of black fruits, pepper and enormous ripe flavors. With its high alcohol (marked on the label as 15.5%), this is almost too much. It impresses, but is it drinkable? Imported by Ex-Cellars Wine Agencies, Inc.
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.