Full-bodied and richly fruity wine. It has good depth of flavor from the zest and red berry fruits. They give a nervy, almost-mineral poise to the wine. Warmth and ripeness come in at 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.