A densely black wine, richly smooth while also laced with concentrated tannin. The wine has power yet still shows a light touch of acidity to go with its black fruits. For long-term aging over the next 5–10 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.