Concentrated, fruity wine, its black currant fruit is smoothed by wood aging. The wine has great spice, juicy acidity and good depth of flavor. It's certainly worth aging this wine for 2–4 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.