A dark colored wine, with aromas of wood and black fruits. Dense, concentrated, quite dry, but powerful and ripe at the same time, it is a very complete with wine good complex acidity as well as dry tannins and rich fruit. The effect is traditional in style, but the tradition has been modernised.
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.