An elegant, understated wine that shows balanced red fruits, vanilla and touches of chocolate. Its attractiveness lies in the balance, with structure and acidity keeping the exuberant fruit flavors in check. Worth aging for 1–2 years.
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.