Firm, complex and full of dark tannins, this has a dry element due to its blackberry juice flavor and line of brightness. With its structure and acidity, it is likely to age for at least another two 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.