Intensely perfumed and very spicy, with a core of dryness in the richness. The wine feels weighty, with some pepper, honey and sweet fruits; very full in the mouth.
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.