A densely tannic wine initially, but then one that broadens out with spice, sweet wood and fresh black currant fruits. The base wine of the Berthoumieu range, this is still a powerful statement.
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.