A finely structured wine that has serious tannins as well as red berry fruits. It is dense with a strong minerally, chewy texture; it's certainly rich but also elegant. For aging over 3-4 years.
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.