A firmly tannic wine packed with dark fruits and a velvet texture. Not as powerful as some vintages, although all the firm structure is there. The acidity, red fruits and freshness finish the wine with a lift.
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.