A deep purple colored wine, with violet and lavender perfumes. There are firm tannins, and flavors of sweet, black fruits, balanced with acidity. The wine is just spoilt by a touch of leaness to finish.
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.