An intensely structured wine, surrounded by a cushion of sweet, jammy fruits. The wine is warm and rich, with a tarry smoky character as well as acidity. It should be aged for another 2–3 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.