Wood-aged, well balanced and firmly structured, this is concentrated while also elegant. The wine has a dense, dusty tannic character along with ripe berry and plum skin flavors. Age this impressive wine for another three 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.