A wine that brings out the best of the interaction between tannins and fruit. It is deliciously ripe, powered by cassis and sweet blueberry flavors. Underpinning this fruit are solid, dark and intense tannins. The wine should age well—over 10 years and more.
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.