Big, rich, spicy wood and black-plum fruits delineate this complex and powerful wine from a vineyard in the Torto valley. The palate is dense and full of ripe fruit—perhaps too ripe for its own good. A huge mouthful of wine.
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.