A smooth wine, all its structure encased in warm black fruit and toast. It develops slowly in the mouth, revealing sweet tannins and opulent juiciness. The acidity is an equally warming addition to the final spice character. Age for 3–4 years.
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.