This rich, intense wine has a strong tannic element that is balanced with the red and black berry fruits. There's a burst of acidity, but the main thrust of this wine is structure and concentration.
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.