A firm, dark and concentrated wine that boasts big tannins, dark fruit and a seriously dry element. Powerful and extracted, it needs time to soften and show its more fruity side.
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.