A full, ripe wine that has dark plum flavors as well as fresh acidity and berry fruits. There is some good structure here, fleshing out the fruit and finishing with a dry, firm aftertaste. This should go well with rich food.
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.