A smooth, velvet textured wine. It has some weight, but the balance is what is most attractive about this wine. It has spice, crisp black currant fruits and intense freshness that tips over into final 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.