A lean wine, hard-edged and with austere tannins. It has some berry fruits that are submerged by the tense tannins and acidity. At the end, smoky wood aging flavors dominate.
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.