A rich wine, silky smooth on the surface with some new wood vanilla flavors. It's rich, packed with ripe fruits and relatively lightweight tannins. With its fruitiness, this is the style of wine which would certainly appeal to California Pinot Noir drinkers.
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.