A finely structured, densely rich wine. It has an elegant texture and fine tannins that don't overpower the pure black fig and mineral flavors. The wine is rounded by a generous, juicy overlay of berry fruits. The aftertaste is sweet, jammy, spicy.
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.