Big, solid and chunky, this is packed with tannins and dark plum fruit. It has a rich character, and its acidity is layered with the concentrated fruit. It needs to age for over several years.
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.