This firmly tannic wine boasts a solid structure and bitter-chocolate extraction. The wine has plenty of weight and juiciness from fruit, it just needs several years to come together.
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.