A ripe, fruity wine, full of red fruit and spice flavors. There's the proper finesse of Vosne-Romanée here, a sense of poise that goes well with the toast, the acidity and the intensely juicy richness on the finish.
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.