Densely tannic, this has notes of licorice and dark chocolate. It has obvious richness and weight that give a sweetness to the damson flavor and acidity. The juicy character of this ageworthy wine powers right through to the finish.
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.