The great Clos des Chênes has produced a finely structured wine. It offers both beautiful red fruits that spread luxuriously in the mouth, and a dark, solid core of dry tannins that promise aging. The balance is impeccable, just the right amount of fresh, juicy acidity adding its lift to the mix.
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.