This is a powerful, big-hearted Malbec, full of rich fruits and perfume. Flavors of black-plum skin and licorice are encased in firm tannins and juicy acidity that lingers on the finish. A wine with concentration meant for hearty meat dishes.
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.