90-92 A firmly tannic wine, solidly based on a dry texture, the black currant fruits a major element in its texture. It is dark, dry, guarding its freshness for the end.
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.