This rich, fruity wine wears its wood aging right up front, with spice and a toast character. A flavor of black plum juice comes through, offering a full character and rounding out the structure. 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.