A firm, solid, foursquare style of wine, showing firm tannins and big, bold fruit. There is a dense dryness here surrounded by rich fruit that still shows some austerity. Cranberry and red berry flavors dominate this balanced wine. Worth 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.