Firm and tannic, this has a juicy fruit flavor buried under the dry top layer. It has a strong structure that will soften over several years of aging, yielding a richly juicy wine.
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.