A big, bold, robust wine, dominated by black berry fruits and a deep layer of spice and toast. It is very rich, the tannins showing some structure, with the acidity buried in sweet, ripe fruit.
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.