95-97 Big, smoky and juicy wine, with the fruit packing in its acidity over the dark, complex tannins. Black currants are ripe, intense, giving a beautiful as well as severely structured wine.
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.