Ripe and creamy wine, with a good edge of age to soften and broaden the fruitiness. It has a texture of plum skins with acidity not far behind. With its fresh aftertaste, this is a success.
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.