This powerful wine packs its rich fruit and acidity into a tight structure of sweet tannins. It is designed for aging, with its powerful texture and red berries layered with plum skin and damsons.
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.