This wine is soft and fruity. A core of drier tannins is surrounded by attractive, fleshy, smoky black plums that are lifted with acidity. Red fruit at the end adds a fresh aftertaste.
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.