A big, solid wine, dominated by both tannins and dark red fruits. This is an impressive wine, its structure full of dark corners. The acidity is an integral part of the rich fruits. Definitely ageworthy.
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.