Huge and dense, this is solidly built around dark tannins and a plum jelly flavor. With its concentration, the wine has weight, density, a core of dryness and juicy, seemingly sweet 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.