A minerally textured wine, this layers tannins and a dark, brooding character over the ripe black fruits. It has considerable power and richness, with intensity of fruit and spice, and a sweet, almost soft finish.
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.