A warm and rich wine, hinting at sweet jelly, but at the same time offering a tight, firm structure of dry tannins. The wine is dense and concentrated, flavored with black cherry, fig, red plum juice, the final fresh acidity a delicious lift.
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.