This rich wine boasts perfumed acidity as well as a juicy white-fruit flavor. It feels full in the mouth, weighty, although a more steely edge is never far away.
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.