Wood-aged wine, smooth and rich. Spice and toast combine with elegant soft tannins, sweet stone fruits and tight acidity. It feels rich, not heavy, its velvet texture gliding over the palate.
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.