A powerful wine—this has plenty of weight and tannic structure. It also has a lively red-fruit character that comes through with acidity. There is a muscular feel to this wine, one that promises ageability.
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.