Almost black, this is a concentrated, black plum skin- and blackberry-driven wine, laced throughout with dense tannins. It has weight and concentration as well as the ripest juicy fruit. Age for 3–4 years.
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.