Big, bold and finely concentrated, this shows both rich fruit and structured tannins. Notes of cherry, black plum and a touch of smoky wood come together in this wine that needs at least three years to show at its best.
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.