A lusciously rich wine whose opulence is tempered by some firm, dry tannins as well as crisp acidity. The superripe plum and blackberry fruits are open, generous and demanding to be drunk in the next 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.