A huge, powered wine from the famed Mariental vineyard, smoothed by wood, but also packed with dark tannins, flavors of dark plums, bitter chocolate and blackberry fruits. The tannins—dry and firm—promise great aging potential. Keep this wine for 5 years and more. Glass stopper.
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.