This is a dusty, softly tannic wine that brings together very ripe fruit with some elegance. Flavors of wood strawberries, cherries, spice and a hint of tobacco all give a sense of complexity. The tannins become dry in the mouth, hinting at ageworthiness. Imported by MacArthur Beverages.
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.