Very ripe young fruit, a damson and sweet plum juice flavor, with a touch of stalkiness as well as richness. The wine bursts with fruit, although finally quite dry, with a complex, dark texture.
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.