This big wine, now almost mature, shows dark plum and dense fruits that are pushed into shape by the firm tannins and wood aging flavors. The wine is dense and concentrated, with a fine juicy aftertaste that also promises further aging. Drink until 2020.
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.