A ripe and smoothly rich single-estate wine, this has structure and a dense fabric of spice, toast as well as fruit. It's solid and chunky, with rich black fruits and layers of balancing acidity. Give this dense wine until 2017 before drinking.
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.