Dark fruits, bitter chocolate and black plums all come together in this dense, firm wine that never loses sight of sweetness. Alongside the structure, there is still plenty of juicy fruit that lifts the wine, especially in the aftertaste.
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.