Deep, intense and rich fruit is the hallmark of this powerful wine. Dark tannins lie under the concentrated juicy black fruits, which have a strong streak of acidity. This is a finely structured wine, offering great enjoyment now, and the promise of five years or more of aging.
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.