Made from grapes sourced from vines planted in 1902, this is a huge, powerful, minerally wine. It's currently tight as a drum, with solid tannins and great density that pair with ripe plum and wood flavors. The acidity that appears on the finish promises long-term aging.
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.