A hugely-rich wine that is very concentrated, offering as much pepper flavor as fruit. With its weight and soft, velvety texture, there are notes of ripe yellow fruit and pear. This should age over several years. Screwcap.
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.