Rich, dense, powered by black plum, spice and smoky wood, the ripe fruits in this wine are as concentrated and opaque as the rich tannins. There is nothing held back. All the elements are larger than life, giving immediate pleasure, not for aging.
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.