Smooth, wood-aged wine that has well-balanced red fruit flavors to go with the ripe tannins. A touch of mint reveals the new wood in the aging that has produced a fine, rich wine that will age well over the next five 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.