This wine is still firm, with dark fruit flavors layered in tannins. It is complex, with a dry core accented with spice, berry fruits and a rich texture. Acidity holds the wine together and promises aging for at least three more 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.