A firm, quite extracted style of wine, with dense tannins. The fruit is hiding behind structure and dryness. It is a powerful wine, leaving black fruit acidity and plum skin flavors.
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.