A big and powerful wine considering the lighter style found in many 2011s. It's concentrated and dark, with black plums enveloping full and ripe fruit. Weight, richness and perfume combine to ensure long-term aging over six years and more.
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.