Big and ripe wine with sweet, jammy black fruits layered with new wood. The wine is powerful, to be sure, but it also has a stylish elegance from the interplay of fruit acidity and tannins.
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.