A dark-hued wine, with bramble fruits, dry tannins and some stalky fruits. But, as befits a 2003, there is also sweet fruit, solid flesh and a layer of acidity to balance. Well-made and enjoyable, with a potential to age for 5+ years. Imported by Boisset America.
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.