A big, dark wine that is full of black plums, figs and spice. Firm, dry tannins support the intense fruit flavors. Aging in French oak gives the wine a richness, a touch of vanilla and smooths the edges. Imported by Aidil Wines & Liquor Inc.
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.