A big, hearty wine, packed with dense fruit, blackberry jelly flavors, ripe, earthy and generous. There is some wood here, and the juicy full fruits. A delicious wine for stews, hearty meats.
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.