Concentrated and dense, this is a solid wine, full of tannins as well as black plum and plum skin flavors. It has massive character, with a very firm core, but maintains pure, ripe strawberry fruits as a balance.
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.