Yes, it is very dark colored, but this rich wine shows elegance as well as its dense tannins. Flavors of blackberries come through the coffee note and dry core to give a wine that will develop relatively quickly over the next 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.