This big and powerful wine shows well-integrated oak tones under dense, superripe black fruit flavors. Bright acidity brings balance to the richness, however a kick of alcohol remains on the finish.
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.