This is both rich and firmly structured. The tannins are the most prominent element here, dominating the black fruits and offering a texture that is dense and dry. Black berry and plum juice flavors are joined by bitter chocolate and rich spice. For 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.