Deep, almost black in color, it has a few flecks of gold to show the wood aging. Aged in big barrels, it has kept considerable fruitiness and fragrant acidity. It's sweet at the end.
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.