This is a rich, full-bodied and wood-aged wine, produced from vines in the village of Panasqueira. It has herbal and mint flavors, with black fruit tones powered by structured tannins. It is impressive, ripe, and still maturing. Best after 2016.
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.