Ripe and complex, this has big, spicy fruit that rises above the tannins to give a sweet, full mouthfeel. Below the fruit, the dry tannins and wood aging promise the aging potential of three years.
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.