There is definitely power and concentration here, with a wine that shows a dark texture of black fruits, layered with a stony structure and dusty tannins. The richness is evident, with acidity promising good aging potential.
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.