A dense, wood-aged and tobacco scented wine. It has bramble fruits, red currants and a mineral texture. With layers of acidity as well as firm tannins, it should age well over 4–6 years.
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.