Deliciously ripe fruit, giving softness and power at the same time. The wine has rich strawberry and black plum fruits along with red currant freshness. At the same time, it has a complex structure of firm tannins, spice and wood. The end is more generous, opulent.
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.