A step up from the 2006 vintage, rich and smooth, very perfumed. The tannins are soft, balancing well with the acidity, layer of wood spice and the ebullient red berry fruits.
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.