Wood-aged, rich wine, the flavors dominated by the warmth of Syrah and Mourvèdre, given structure by Cabernet Sauvignon. The style is firm, with the tannins an important element as part of the dense dusty texture.
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.