This comes from one of the top ranges of wines produced by the giant Boisset family group. It is an attractively scented wine, with spice and smoky aromas. The taste is rich, juicy, but well balanced, with fresh black cherry flavors and a good thread of dry tannins.
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.