A very dry wine, perfumed with violets and geranium aromas. The wine is firm, dark and dense, but that perfume is off-putting. The tannins though are impressive, solid and powerful.
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.