Violet perfume, sweet fruit and a rich character make this wine immediately appealing. Delve into it and the tannins emerge, powerful in character. Berries and sweet, ripe plums complete this serious, impressive wine.
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.