A strongly wood-aged wine, very dark and brooding. It has high extract and concentration, with a flash of black pepper on the palate. Tough and finishing hard.
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.