The aroma is earthy, while on the palate this wine shows a full-bodied structure and rich, chewy black fruits. There is minerality here, a very textured wine offering spice as well as blackberry and plum-skin flavors.
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.