A rather leathery, lean character, with heavy tannins indicate this is a wine made in the old style. For those who like this style, however, this is a fine example, packed with dense dryness and austere fruit. It is likely to age well, over 10 years. Imported by Langdon Shiverick.
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.