Full of very ripe fruit, this is soft and smooth at the beginning, before showing a firmer structure. It has a plum flavor and ripe acidity. With its superrichness and roundness, this is likely to be ready to drink soon.
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.