A tarry, old-fashioned wine that has dense tannins, black plum fruits and an almost Port-like richness. It is developing and rounding out, although it will always be a dry, concentrated 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.