This is smooth, ripe with toffee and spice flavors that give a dense texture and a soft character to this approachable wine. It has a fine touch of acidity to keep it fresh.
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.