A well-structured wine, densely filled with big tannins, spice, ripe berries and juicy acidity. It is certainly concentrated, a powerhouse of rich fruit. And at the end, the freshest acidity comes shooting right through.
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.