There is a rich texture, with black and red cherry fruits. The wine is dominated more by the dark and complex tannins that give a solid and firm base, and also show potential lusciousness.
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.