Fine grain tannins, with an aroma of light smoke and tobacco over juicy, soft fruit. It has great structure, with a firm core, round and fruity. Well balanced, it suggests aging possibilities.
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.