Intensely dark colored wine, perfumed, rich and opulent. Its richness overwhelms giving super juiciness as well as powerful spice and dark tannins. There is a serious alcohol burn at the end.
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.