A rich wine with yeasty aromas; also tart, raspberry acidity that balances the almost chunky, full-bodied character of the palate. It could do with some more subtlety, but it's still a fine match for food.
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.