This rich wine shows ripe fruit and a polished, smooth mouthfeel. The blackberry flavor dominates the firm tannins, which gives the palate a juicy quality. It reveals fine depth of flavor, minerality and 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.