Powerful wine that goes for the big, opulent style. Yet it has the serious intent and structure of a great wine, its minerality intense, the tropical fruits balanced with concentrated acidity. This is a wine that needs at least five years' aging.
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.