92-94 Almost black in color, this huge, ripe wine is driven by immense tannins and dark fruits. Yet it is still unmistakably Bordeaux with its sense of structure and promise of longevity.
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.