With its richness and complex wood and spice character, this is an ageworthy wine. It has weight and concentration, with a series of flavors that go deep into the powerful interior. Tropical fruit notes balance with the wine's herbal edge.
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.