Very tight in character, the texture steely and firm to top the strongly mineral texture. There is an exotic touch of pepper to go with the pear skin fruit flavors and the weighty structure.
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.