This wine has a smoky character with aromas of wood smoke and autumnal apple orchards. The flavors are packed with herbs, very intense, needing 2–3 years to soften.
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.