A solid, dark, structured wine with the added attraction of beautifully perfumed fruit. It's a classic, full in the mouth explosion of red berries, followed by almost refreshing acidity, finishing with a much more tannic character.
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.