Big, powerful wine, full of both tannins and fruit. Being a 2008, the structure is firm and up-front, with the fruit and acidity lying behind. It will need to age for 2–3 years and more to come into balance.
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.