Black currant and red fruits dominate this warm and ripe wine. There is good structure, a layer of dryness that brings out the shape of the wine while emphasizing the fine acidity and aging potential. Give this wine at least 2–3 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.