An intensely perfumed wine, this is packed with ripe fruit and ripe tannins. The texture is full and rounded, yet it remains youthfully firm. It's very pure and lined with acidity; black fruits dominate the flavor profile. This is meant for for 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.