This is a big, fruity wine, packed with sweet, ripe fruit. There is a fine mineral texture to balance this richness, which gives it a severe edge and promises aging.
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.