Dusty tannins gives the wine some weight and richness. Juicy blackberry flavors combine with the fresh acidity of the vintage, but with an extra burst of power. There is a fine, crisply acidic aftertaste.
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.