Densely tannic, a dry core overlaid by delicious, jammy flavors. Black and Damson plums, alongside roast coffee, go with acidity that pushes through at the end. Certainly for aging.
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.