Dark in color, with spice and some concentration. The wine, though, is spoiled by volatility and a huge and unbalancing acidity. Nor is the spirit really integrated.
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.