A rich and rounded wine whose tannins are well buried in the ripe blackberry fruits. It's a dark wine, solidly dry at the core with great swathes of juicy fruit around. It's almost ready to drink so try it out in 2014.
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.