This very firm wine shows chocolate flavors as well as black plum skins and berries. It is dense and solid, yet floral around the edges but at the center very dry, with tough tannins. The aftertaste brings out more freshness
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.