This is a powerful wine, full of spicy aromas and black, tarry flavors. It is plump, chunky, with chewy fruit, flavors of nutmeg and toast and sweet, red, perfumed fruits.
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.