A ripe, warm style of wine with light acidity. It has weight and spice, followed by a rich, caramel character. The vines are planted at high altitude, helping keep the freshness in the fruit.
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.