A powerful, very rich wine with deep tannins and ripe black fruits. It's concentrated, the dark, dry core showing strongly while the fruits act as a plump, generous cushion. It can age for several years, so wait to drink until 2017.
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.