Gorgeously impressive wine, super-rich, balanced by acidity, juicy, concentrated red stone fruits, mulberries and dark chocolate. It is a powerhouse of ripe fruit, dark, ready to age for six years and more. One downside: high alcohol.
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.