This is firm, with smoky tannins and sweet berry fruits. It is rich; the densely structured, dry core and the acidity promise ageability. The finish is ripe and full bodied.
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.