This is a smooth, ripe wine with an underlay of dusty tannins. It is rich in character, with juicy blackberry flavors and crisp acidity. The aftertaste brings out the fresh character while keeping the rich texture. Drink now.
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.