A shapely, generous, rounded wine, with blackberry flavors spiced with figs and nutmeg. The tannins are soft, dusty in texture, supporting the fresh acidity. The richness continues right through, leaving a sweet jam 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.