A finely perfumed wine, with powerful tannins but also excellent flavors of dark plums and ripe black fruits, with well-judged acidity and a sweet jelly character. This will develop relatively quickly for a Cornas, but still has all the right power and intensity.
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.