A firm, tarry wine with ripe blackberry juicy fruits, layering fresh acidity and tannins. This has some wood flavors and fresh fruits. It is ready to drink now, but would repay cellaring for three to four 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.