An impressive wine with its rich fruit, jam and tar flavors complementing the ripe plums and prunes. The wine has acidity and a mineral character, while showing great ripeness, spice and a great swathe of tannins. Age for 4–5 years.
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.