Long barrel aging has given this wine an extra richness. That supplements the ripe red fruits and intense acidity. The result is a wine that is bright with a spice and floral character. The aftertaste brings out crispness and some minerality. Ready to drink now.
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.