This big, bold red is very powerful and intense, with rich black fruit and solid tannins. It has spicy touches of pimento and pepper, giving an edge to its texture. It's a concentrated selection that should age for another 2–3 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.