Juicy, ripe wine, perfumed and the wood aging showing through. The wine is sweet, rich, the tannins well integrated into the powerful red berry fruits. There is a hint of maturity, with tobacco and spice flavors.
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.