A very dense wine, which hints at a future—velvet smooth texture. For the moment, it is concentrated, packed with dark tannins and wood flavors, along with some firm blackberry fruit flavors. Hold for two years.
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.