Dark in color, a bright red plum and fresh berry wine, the fruit flavors layered over a significant toast element. The wood gives the tannin, but the wine is already coming together, offering some of the proper Volnay velvet texture.
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.