A well-balanced wine with fine tannins inside a big, solid character. The fruit is ripe and smooth on the outside, but inside this velvet glove is an iron fist. New wood flavors are dominant in the aftertaste.
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.