This is a concentrated, dark and very closed wine. It has a tight, nervy character that allows you to feel the fruit and the texture that comes from the limestone soil. This impressive, ageworthy wine needs aging over six years and more.
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.