An impressive wine, packed with serious, dark, intense and concentrated fruits, and dusty tannins. Spices, dried fruits, vanilla and herbs are all there, giving a complex blend that would benefit from 5 years' bottle aging. Beautifully crafted.
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.