This is a soft, easy wine, with aromas of earth, vanilla and caramel. To taste, it is soft, with light tannins, a touch of acidity and rich chocolate flavors. With such slight tannins it could even be served slightly chilled.
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.