Perfumed with new wood aromas and violets, this is a full-bodied wine, its tannins blending into sweet plum and cranberry juice flavors. The wood is finely judged, giving a rounded feel to the finish, along with the acidity.
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.