Minty overtones set the scene for a smoothly textured wine that shows rich, super-ripe fruit, blackberry jam flavors and a dense, dusty tannic structure. It is sweet, modern in style, a wine that doesn't want to keep anything back.
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.