This is a rich wine, structured and showing great black fruits. A solid base of tannins supports the layers of ripe fruit, acidity and warm spice. The wine, with its juicy finish, is ready to drink.
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.