An obviously new-wood-aged wine, with a modern mint flavor and sweet wood tannins. It is very structured, still young, its spice and dark chocolate flavor going well with the black fruits. Age this complex wine for 3–4 years.
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.