From vines planted in 1945, this concentrated, rich, tarry, tannic wine shows great density of flavor. It also has a layer of soft, juicy red berry fruits, structured with black plum skins. The acidity at the end is a wonderful lift after this concentration.
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.