Huge and concentrated, this is packed with dense tannins. The opulent black fruit shows a sumptuous character, balanced by a mineral-driven texture. With its great weight and its firm structure, this needs to age for at least six 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.