With its red currant fruit and layered tannins, this is a full-bodied, solidly structured wine. It has fine, ripe juicy acidity to go with the firm finish. The wine could age for 2–3 years, but is ready to drink now.
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.