A firm, solid wine with dry layers of tannin between the red berry and plum fruit flavors. There's plenty of the right richness, along with acidity, and some bold textures. For a village wine, this is just right.
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.