Big, brooding and ripe, this is packed with a blackberry flavor that is laced through the bitter chocolate and mocha notes and dark tannins. It is powerful and concentrated, smooth and dark tasting.
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.