A round, generous wine which has soft tannins built around a core of toast and ripe, red fruit flavors. In the end, it is the fruit which dominates, juicy, super-ripe and opulent. This wine will age over 5 years, but it gives great pleasure now.
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.