Very ripe, although with a considerable amount of acidity as well as rich plum and strawberry fruits. Its structure gives it some dryness while the acidity sparks its juicy character. For aging over 3–4 years and more.
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.