An attractively ripe wine, although with its fair share of tannins and stalky fruit. It has a good richness as well as aromatic spice and violets. The final balance is ripe and structured.
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.