An impressive wine that shrugs off the alcohol in favor of superrich fruit, intense and integrated tannins and an excellent aging potential. The wine is solid, packed with juicy black fruits. It needs at least four 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.