A big, bitter chocolate and new wood-dominated wine, the wine's spice coming from wood and also fig and cocoa flavors. There is acidity, and fresh berry fruits coming through the dark, black character.
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.