A wine that offers elegance, the wood flavors going with strawberry and dark berry flavors. There is an earthy, undergrowth character here as well, bringing out a bitter edge to counteract the sweet, jammy finish.
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.