From low-yielding 70-year-old vines, this is a beautifully structured wine, its dark tannins balanced by complex dark coffee, plum skins in a rich texture. It's obviously a wine for aging —give it at least four 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.