Wood flavors smother the fruit. It has spice, a burnt smokiness and a bitter-chocolate character. The wine does show some juiciness and fresh acidity at the end.
Château du Moulin Rouge
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European Editor, Reviews wines from Portugal and France
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.