A rich, almost juicy wine, showing great red fruits buttressed by firm tannins. The mouthfilling fruit dominates the initial palate, and the dryness of the tannins and wood only really show through on the finish.
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.