A big, bold wine that has enough concentrated fruit almost to be a Vintage. It is firm, structured, the sweetness contrasting with a dense, dry streak. Dry raisins, spice, sweet candied orange and a mineral character are all part of this impressive wine.
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.