Rich and smooth wine, with a velvet texture despite the strong core of tannins. The wine is solid, dense, full of black plum and chocolate flavors, layered with fine acidity. It could be aged for one to two years, but is ready to drink.
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.