Powerful and serious, this is full of rich tannins and concentrated fruits. Its complex, with ripe tannins adding structure to the red plum and spice flavors. With its power, this will need to mature over the next four 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.