Grassy, smoky wine, with black plum skin tannins dominant. It has just enough warmth to balance the acidity, a wine that is black currant juicy and mineral, with a dry core.
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.