Smooth and rounded wine, with dense dried fruits and plum flavors, this is an immediately attractive wine. It shows some sign of maturity, hints of meatiness and a smoky character. Drink over the next two years.
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.