The sometimes recalcitrant Baga here gives a rich, perfumed wine. It does have dry tannins although they are well integrated into the generous fruitiness. The wine, with its concentrated structure, 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.