Licorice, black cherry and spice fit comfortably together in this big wine. Flavors of stone fruits along with dry tannins and ripe acidity combine to give a solid wine that will age. Lay this aside for five 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.