A fine, ripe wine, with big, bold tannins, solid fruit and a structured black juice character. It is definitely rich in texture, but at the same time has a tight, mineral edge and restraint.
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.