Deliciously perfumed fruit, with new-wood richness topped by solid tannins here. This is a dense, chewy wine but also one that offers plenty of juicy, black fruit flavors. Big and bold, it will also age well.
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.