With some dense tannins and black bitter chocolate flavors, this sets out to be a wine with ageability. That comes through also in the touch of wood and juicy red fruits. Touches of herbs and spices are already present, but this wine should mature well over 10 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.