While the wine is showing the spirit strongly, that doesn't detract from the good acidity and dried-fruit flavors. It has kept much of its freshness, still hinting at red fruits, while the wood aging provides great support. The aftertaste, with its aromatic acidity, is just right.
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European Editor, Reviews wines from Portugal and France
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.