A stalky wine, its black currant fruit flavors covered with smoky wood and tough tannins. For a wine in a branded Bordeaux range, it's remarkably firm and hard to access.
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.