This has a fine, dense texture, with wood influence that's carefully balanced by the solid tannins. It offers big, bold fruit flavors, with the structure for long-term aging. The finish is smooth and rich.
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.