A densely powerful wine, packed with sweet plum fruits that are given spice character by a touch of pepper. It is very concentrated, the tannins a layer of dust through the wine. There is a ripe, warm glow in the 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.