Bottled after five years, this is an LBV that could well age. It is a ripe wine, bringing out a dry tang of dark raisins and black figs. Attractive perfumes go with the richness of the texture. Tannins add to the aging potential.
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.