Classic open, generously juicy St. Laurent. The flavors just burst into the mouth: red cherries touched by wood, sweet fruit zest and ripe stone fruits. The wine is underpinned by a layer of very dry tannin, and topped by beautifully fresh acidity.
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.