A firm, solid wine, with a red berry fruit core, sweet flavors, some bright acidity and dark, tight tannins. In other words, it's all there in a wine that could age for 2–3 years.
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.