Firm and solid, this is packed with dark fruits and dense tannins. Fruit flavors include damsons, black plums and dried raisins that are entangled in the firm structure. Age for 3–4 years.
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.