Ripe, perfumed wine, its sweet red berry fruits underpinned by firm, dry tannins. The wine is rich, full, the acidity cutting through jammy red plum flavors. Age for 2–3 years, but also drinkable now.
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.