Strongly tannic, this is a powerhouse of fruit and structure. It has weight and richness, but with ample acidity to keep the wine fresh and juicy. Complex and ripe, hold this powerful wine until 2017 before drinking.
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.