Generally regarded as one of the lighter vintages of the 21st century, the wine still has charm and attractive mature flavors like mushroom, as well as a leathery texture. The end still hints at freshness and attractive fruit.
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.