A powerful, ripe wine with great sweet tannins, piled with black fruits, a dense texture and layers of wood. Despite all the richness, it still retains a sense of structured balance, finishing with good Bordeaux dryness and acidity.
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.