Mint and black fruit aromas follow through to a wine that has intensity and structured power. It is currently revealing as much tannin as fruit, although the dark plum flavors are plenty rich. This complex wine needs aging over 4-5 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.