A full, yet fresh wine, with considerable acidity as well as tight black-currant fruit and a firm core of dry tannins. As it opens, the tannins strengthen, yielding a wine that has power as well as fruitiness.
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.