Starts with firm fruits, showing more tannin than fruitiness. Then those fruits begin to shine and glow through the structure, although on the finish the dryness returns along with some new wood flavors.
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.