Made using grapes sourced from old vines, this is a densely concentrated, solid and full. It feels spacious and generous, with black fruit and dark chocolate upfront, backed by dark, brooding tannins. Acidity on the finish gives a breath of freshness. Age for another 3–4 years.
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.