The Faiveley style for big, bold statements suits this wine. It's powerful, concentrated, dense and rich. There are intense black plum flavors while the tannins are well in balance with the richness of the wine.
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.