Red fruits dominate a wine that is rich, full-bodied with a firm, tight structure. Round the firm texture there is a richer, ripe fruit character, dense and juicy. The wine can be aged, but it is ready to drink.
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.