An impressive wine which balances power, structure and concentration with a fresh line in black berry juice fruits, as well as lively acidity. The power comes from the firm, dry and dark tannins that show how well this wine will age. Give it six years or more.
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.