No modesty here in the “extraordinary” tag. It is a crisp and quite weighty wine, its acidity to the fore along with red berry fruits. It has good concentration and final richness while remaining fresh.
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.