A full-bodied wine, showing the richness and super-ripe grapes of 2003. It is soft, with dusty tannins showing through the ripe damsons and almost jammy character. It's all well in balance.
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.