A powerful, almost severe wine, with a strong core of dry tannins over the black fruits. There are hints of red cherry and spice from wood. The main structure dominates, and will need several years to round out.
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.