Fresh and juicily fruity, even after its 4 years of aging, this wine has a good southern warmth and ripeness, full of blackberry flavors and a subtle touch of tannin and dryness under the sweet fruit. It would benefit from another year's aging.
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.