A firm and very structured wine, this is for long-term aging. At this young stage, the fruit seems extracted, but this will pass as the weight of the dense damson skin and tannic character shines through. Complex and finally ripe.
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European Editor, Reviews wines from Portugal and France
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.