A deeply concentrated wine that makes full use of its tannins to go for black fruits, some sweetness and a final dense texture. It has power, but the fruit is still refreshing with its acidity, balancing each other in a comfortable double act.
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.