The weight of the wine is palpable. It has rich spice and great pineapple and mango flavors. As a contrast, there is a lightness of touch that is the Kuentz-Bas hallmark, a final freshness that gives elegance to the powerful wine. Age for 3–5 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.