Ripe wood-aged wine that has creamy toast and full fruit flavors within a firm structure of acidity and a tight mineral texture. It's full-flavored, the fruit right up front, all richness and final shining acidity.
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.