This is a big, smoky wine that's packed with ripe fruits, firm tannins and layers of wood. Firm, solid and concentrated, the wine's black fruits show through the dense texture. It has great potential—age for at least five 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.