Rich and fruity, this is rounded as well as concentrated. It's on the sweet side, yet its acidity and blend of black and dried fruits are finely balanced. Like all LBVs, it can be consumed now, but it can also age over several 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.