A full-bodied, dense and very concentrated wine that just misses being intensely rich because of a touch of burnt rubber. It is certainly powerful, and the dried prune flavors are ripe and sweet.
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.