Produced from vines over 50 years old, this is a richly fruity and structured wine. It has opulent cherry and strawberry fruits, ripe tannins and an impressive series of tannins both from fruit and wood aging. It needs time, and should not be drunk before 2018.
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.