With great richness, almost opulence, great ripe red fruits are folded into a powerful dark structure. The tannins are right up front, long-lasting and very structured. The final acidity offers freshness to a wine that will need aging.
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.