Smooth and elegant, this is an impressive wine with its powered black fruits, concentrated dark, brooding tannins and spice. The wood element is held in check with acidity, plum skin textures and a dry core.
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.