Firm and tannic, this has structure that's buttressed by ripe, jammy fruit and intense acidity. Solid and powerful, this is impressive and ageworthy.
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.