A firm wine, with dry but well-extracted tannins and solid black fruit. Fine, ripe fruit offers good concentration. The aftertaste, though, shows some green acidity.
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.