Smooth and full-bodied, this wine shows power and tannin under a silky surface. There are rich, ripe flavors of perfumed black fruits, acidity and wood leading to a finish of juicy red fruits and herbs.
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.