Ripe and full-bodied, with balanced acidity and soft tannins. There is good strawberry fruit here as well as blackberry and darker plums. A dry aftertaste completes a satisfying wine.
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.