A bold, fruity wine that packs black-currant flavors into a ripe, open structure. A touch of wood brings some further softness, while the aftertaste is juicy and fresh with some dry, food-friendly tannins creeping in.
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.