This is an immense wine in all senses. From the black color through the sheer weight of fruit to the powerful black berries and plums, this is all about concentration and density. With its spice and wood elements, everything is in vivid color. Age for another year.
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.