A firmly structured wine with sufficient fruit to sustain the structure. It is solid and chunky, with hints of mint to go with the black currant flavors. It's serious while also reflecting the fragrant fruits of 2010.
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.