A stylish wine, with mineral tannins and a dusty texture. It is cool, elegant and with a tight layer of acidity. There's plenty of firm structure, with berries and sweet fruit to finish. Age for 2–3 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.