A big chocolaty wine, packed with intense, almost overpowering ripe fruit. Dark cocoa flavors and big black, jammy fruit leave very little to the imagination, and make it one-dimensional. But for those who like power, here it is.
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.