Opulence and a definite streak of sold tannins combine to give a wine that has intensity, rich fruit and sweetness plus a licorice layer. The wine offers bright acidity as well over pure strawberry fruit flavors.
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.