The aromas are warm and spicy. On the palate, there is a herbal character along with smooth red plum fruit and a toast note. It is rich while still preserving a light touch and acidity on the finish.
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.