Dark plums and bitter chocolate on this wine along with powerful structure and tannins. It is ripe, spicy and finely perfumed with full black fruits. The tannins are boosted by wood aging, rounding it out and giving it extra richness.
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.