A firm, structured wine, this is packed with dry tannins as well as rich blackberry and plum flavors. It's solid, chunky and full bodied, and it offers power and concentration. Age this for 4–5 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.