Now mature, this juicy, ripe wine has begun its change into secondary flavors. It's still firm, with layers of spice and acidity, yet has developed a warm, rich density that will stay for several 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.