Rich red fruits, wood flavors and smooth tannins combine in this ripe wine. It has flavors of spice, blackberry juice, plum and mulberry. There is a dry edge of firmness to hold it all together.
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.