Rich while elegant, this stylish wine has spice from wood to go with its blackberry flavor and firm tannins. Chunky and laced with acidity, it has a dense finish that promises good aging.
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.