A severe wine, dominated by acidity and tight tannins. There is a juicy red cherry element as well to make the wine attractive while retaining its serious side. The finish brings more berry fruit and acidity.
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.