Structured and rich, this is a wine with great weight from the ripe fruit. It is open, bearing flavors of red berry, damson and spice, with acidity. It should age over several 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.